Mon. Feb 26th, 2024

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The Man of Metal is staying proper the place he’s on the calendar. On X (previously Twitter), director/author James Gunn revealed his subsequent movie, Superman: Legacy, can be sticking to its beforehand introduced date of July 11, 2025 now that the SAG-AFTRA strike has (seemingly/hopefully) reached its finish.

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“Because of the efforts of our gifted crew, who by no means misplaced religion in the course of the longest strikes in Hollywood historical past,” he wrote, “and who by no means let their foot off the pedal, persevering with to barrel ahead, creating essentially the most wonderful character and set designs I’ve seen in my whole profession.”

Through the Hollywood strikes, numerous films initially meant to come back out in the course of the 2023 vacation season—like Dune: Half Two and Challengers—had been as an alternative pushed to 2024 by their respective studios out of worry {that a} lack of actor promo would harm these movies. (A few of which had been being seen as hopefuls for awards season.) Issues had been wanting so dire that final weekend, Common up and pushed again its live-action remake of How you can Prepare Your Dragon regardless of that not popping out till summer time 2025.

Extra not too long ago, Marvel Studios determined to do some pushing again of its personal—a number of films that had been meant for 2024 like Captain America: Courageous New World and Thunderbolts have now been punted to 2025, leaving Deadpool 3 the one MCU film for subsequent 12 months. (Outdoors of TV exhibits like Echo and presumably Ironheart, there’ll nonetheless be Marvel illustration subsequent 12 months in Sony’s Kraven the Hunter and Venom 3.) In order that Superman has managed to maintain its unique launch date locked down is pretty notable—it’s presently the one superhero film in manufacturing that managed to not budge from the strikes and hold its beforehand introduced launch date.

Starring David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan, Superman: Legacy will start manufacturing in March 2024 in Atlanta. And assuming every little thing goes in accordance with plan, the film will fly into theaters on July 11, 2025.


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