Nathan Fillion on the red carpet

Nathan Fillion attends the premiere of Warner Bros. The Suicide Squad on August 02, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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With his Clark Kent and Lois Lane newly cast, by James Gunn Superman: Legacy begins to fill supporting roles in what is likely to be a formidable ensemble cast. We now know Isabela Merced (Dora and the Lost City of Gold) will be HawkgirlEdi Gathegui (X-Men: First Class) East Mr Awesomeand Nathan Fillion (you know him) East a green lantern.

This news is courtesy of a Vanity Fair exclusivewho is careful to note that Fillion will specifically play Guy Gardner, a character “separate from[GreenLanternsHalJordanand[GreenLanternsHalJordanand[GreenLanternsHalJordanand[GreenLanternsHalJordanandJohn Stewart] to be a little less than heroic when he wears the Matter Manifestation Ring that gives the Green Lantern his powers.

Gunn fans will remember Fillion starred in a horror comedy Slide, Gunn’s directorial debut; he also has appeared In the recent Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and (very briefly) in The Suicide Squad.

What do you think of this casting for Superman: Legacy, and are you looking forward to hearing more about the characters joining the film? We have plenty of time to speculate, because it’s not starting film until next year and is slated for release on July 11, 2025.

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