David Corenswet, known for his roles in "Hollywood" and "The Politician," will be donning Superman's cape in James Gunn's upcoming film "Superman: Legacy."
Corenswet's casting as Superman, alongside Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane, has generated excitement among fans and industry insiders
His breakout performance in "The Politician" drew attention due to his uncanny resemblance to Henry Cavill, the previous actor to portray Superman
Corenswet openly expressed his admiration for the character and his desire to bring a fresh, vibrant take on Superman to the screen
In interviews, Corenswet emphasized the appeal of Superman's invincibility and his intention to explore the complexities and struggles of a seemingly problem-free character
He envisions an optimistic and uplifting portrayal of Superman, offering a contrast to the darker interpretations seen in recent years
Corenswet's acting career began at a young age, and he honed his craft at Juilliard before making his mark on television with guest appearances and notable roles
His portrayal of River in "The Politician" brought him recognition and led to an expanded role as a series regular
Corenswet's collaboration with Ryan Murphy continued in the critically acclaimed series "Hollywood," where he showcased his talent as Jack Costello, an aspiring actor in 1940s Hollywood
The connection between Corenswet and Brosnahan extends beyond their roles in "Superman: Legacy" as both actors had separate appearances on the hit series "House of Cards."