James Gunn’s Superman: See what we know about release date, cast, plot and production


James Gunn’s Superman, set for release on July 11, 2025, explores the early life of Clark Kent/Superman as he grapples with his dual identity and strives to be a symbol of hope in a world that often rejects him. With a star-studded cast and a compelling plot, the film promises to be a thrilling addition to the DC Universe.

James Gunn’s Superman: See what we know about release date, cast, plot and production

The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) is undergoing a transformation under James Gunn‘s direction, with the upcoming Superman film marking the beginning of a new era. As anticipation builds for this highly awaited project, fans are eager to learn more about its release date, cast, and plot.

Release Date

James Gunn’s Superman is scheduled to hit theaters on July 11, 2025. Despite industry disruptions, Gunn has remained committed to delivering this blockbuster on time.

The film stars David Corenswet as Clark Kent/Superman, Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, and Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane. Other confirmed cast members include Skyler Gisondo, Isabela Merced, Edi Gathegi, Nathan Fillion, Anthony Carrigan, María Gabriela de Faría, Sara Sampaio, Milly Alcock, Sean Gunn and Wendell Pierce.

Gunn’s vision for Superman explores the hero’s early life and his struggle to balance his alien heritage with his human upbringing. The film, not an origin story, delves into Superman’s internal conflict as he navigates a world that often misunderstands and fears him.


Gunn draws inspiration from comic book storylines, such as Superman: Birthright, All-Star Superman, and Superman: Brainiac. These narratives inform the character’s journey as he grapples with his identity and seeks to uphold truth and justice in a world filled with hostility.

Filming for James Gunn’s Superman has commenced, but no trailer has been released yet.


When is James Gunn’s Superman movie releasing?
James Gunn’s Superman is set to release on July 11, 2025. Despite industry disruptions, the film’s schedule has remained intact, with filming already underway.

Who are the confirmed cast members for James Gunn’s Superman?
The confirmed cast for James Gunn’s Superman includes David Corenswet as Superman, Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane, and other notable actors in various roles.

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