Is James Gunn directing Superman: Legacy?


DC Studios writer Tom King may confirm that James Gunn will be directing Superman: Legacy. Rumours quickly spread that Gunn could also direct the film, and Tom King may have confirmed this. During an interview with Comic Pop Returns, the DC Studios writer stated that Gunn “

is the writer and director of the Superman movie.Nothing has been officially announced in regards to James Gunn directing Superman: Legacy, but it certainly wouldn’t surprise me if Gunn took the helm of the first new DC Universe movie. Gunn is typically quick to call out fake news on Twitter, but he hasn’t addressed this yet.


James Gunn spoke with Zack Snyder, who supports DC Universe options
Superman Legacy

10 and it was expected that he would make more appearances in the franchise. Cavill’s return to Superman was short-lived due to the new DCU moving in a different direction. It’s also possible that Warner Bros. never had any intention of bringing Henry Cavill back, as James Gunn revealed last month that he had actually been hired to write Superman: Legacy last summer, months before Cavill returned in Black Adam.DC Studios co-chairperson and CEO Peter Safran has said that Superman: Legacy won’t be an origin story, but will focus on “Superman balancing his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing. Superman is truth, justice, and the American way. He represents kindness in a world that regards kindness as outdated.

Gunn said, “With all our stories, we want it to be good guy vs. evil guy. Superman is one of those people. There are some truly terrible villains, like Gorilla Grodd and the Joker. And then there’s everybody in between them, so there are all these shades of gray which allow us to tell complex stories.Superman: Legacy is set for a July 11, 2025 release.Would you like to see James Gunn direct Superman: Legacy, or should someone else take the helm?

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