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Superman, also known by its working title Superman: Legacy, is an upcoming superhero film written and directed by James Gunn, centered around a young Superman coming to grips with his Kryptonian heritage and the death of his human father. It will be the first movie set in the DCU, the new shared continuity of DC movies and TV series following the end of the DC Extended Universe. The film will be released in 2025.

Synopsis for "Superman: Legacy"

Appearing in "Superman: Legacy"


  • Superman will be the first film in Chapter 1: Gods and Monsters, the first wave of projects in the DC Universe.
  • James Gunn has stated the film takes heavy influence in its tone and characters from All-Star Superman.
  • Prior to the announcement of the start of production on February 29, 2024, the film was titled Superman: Legacy.

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