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Glen Powell reveals David Corenswet got call for ‘Superman’ while on ‘Twisters’ set

Glen Powell has revealed that his Twisters co-star David Corenswet was on set filming for the disaster film when he got the call confirming his casting as Superman – see what Powell said below.While at a panel discussion for a special screening of Twisters, Powell – who was flanked by film lead Daisy Edgar-Jones – revealed to the audience in attendance that Corenswet was on the set of Twisters when he was confirmed as the Man of Steel.Powell revealed: “We all got the call, and we have it on camera of us all freaking out as he told us he’s Superman.”When asked if footage of the cast’s celebration has been posted online yet, Powell confirmed: “No, it hasn’t. We’ll wait for the Superman release.”David Corenswet got the role of #Superman on the set of #Twisters – Glen Powell "We got the call, we all were on camera freaking out & he told us he is Superman" #GlenPowell #DavidCorenswet pic.twitter.com/duCbEuXEA9— DC World Telugu (@DCWorldTelugu) July 18, 2024James Gunn’s Superman is set to arrive in July 2025 as the launch movie of the latest version of the DC Universe.
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Christopher Reeve’s lookalike son will make a cameo in James Gunn’s ‘Superman’
James Gunn’s “Superman.”Will, 32, was spotted filming a scene for the movie in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday morning, according to Cleveland.com.He is playing a news reporter.After wrapping his scene, Will reportedly received a hug from Gunn, 57, and a round of applause from the cast and crew. David Corenswet, 30, is playing Superman in the upcoming DC Studios film, due to hit theaters in July 2025.The cast also includes Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane, Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, Nathan Fillion as Green Lantern, Anthony Carrigan as Metamorpho, Edi Gathegi as Mister Terrific and Isabela Merced as Hawkgirl.Christopher, who died in 2004 at the age of 52, first played the role of Clark Kent/Superman in 1978’s “Superman.” He’d go on to star in its three sequels: 1980’s “Superman II,” 1983’s “Superman III” and 1987’s “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.” The actor was paralyzed from the neck down in 1995 after being thrown from a horse during an equestrian competition.He spent the rest of his life in a wheelchair and used a ventilator to help him breathe.Christopher had son Will with his wife, Dana Reeve, who died of lung cancer just two years after his death.He had two other kids, Matthew Reeve, 44, and Alexandra Reeve, 40, with his first partner, Gae Exton.Will is a journalist and ABC News correspondent.
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Superman fans are “super disappointed” with new suit worn by David Corenswet
Superman fans have been sharing their “disappointment” at early images of the character’s new suit, as worn by actor David Corenswet.The film, now simply titled Superman after having initially been named Superman: Legacy, is set to arrive in July 2025 as the launch movie of the latest version of the DC Universe.Helmed by Guardians Of The Galaxy’s James Gunn – who is now the co-chairman and co-CEO of DC Studios alongside Peter Safran – Superman will also star Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane, Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, Isabela Merced as Hawkgirl, Nathan Fillion as Guy Gardner and more.The first look at Corenswet as Superman came last month when director James Gunn shared a picture on social media of the actor in costume.In the picture, Corenswet is seen wearing the iconic red and blue Superman suit, albeit with changes to its logo and seemingly the return of the Kryptonian’s iconic red briefs. It also includes an ominous beam firing behind Superman.A post shared by James Gunn (@jamesgunn)Further images have now been shared, and fans on social media have not been slowing in sharing their hesitations about the new design of the iconic Superman suit.“I love & support David Corenswet’s casting as the Superman but I am super disappointed in the suit,” wrote one X user.
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