Nathan Fillion is getting ready to return to the comic book world Superman: Legacy.
Speaking with ET’s Hope Sloop during a Television Critics Association panel on Saturday: The Rookie star, 52, confirmed that James Gunn is putting together a new A-List team in Atlanta in mid-February and that he also has equipment for the project.
Fillion will play Guy Gardner, the real identity of Green Lantern – although it has not been confirmed whether his portrayal will be the official Green Lantern in Gunn’s rebooted DC Universe. The role was previously played by Ryan Reynolds in a 2011 standalone film also starring Blake Lively, Angela Bassett, Mark Strong and Peter Sarsgaard.
The Firefly star also told ET that while he can’t reveal many details about the script or the project in general, he can say he’s “excited” for fans to see Gunn’s spin on the Clark Kent story and how the filmmaker brings audiences to the pages of a film. classic comic book story.
The update on the highly anticipated film will come weeks later The wonderful Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahanthe actress who plays Lois Lane in the upcoming comic book adaptation, shelp, she’s excited so fans can see her version of the iconic character.
Speaking to ET’s Deidre Behar on the carpet at the Critics Choice Awards, the 33-year-old said House of cards alum described her version of the infamous Daily Planet journalist in three words.
“Feisty, dare I say, amazing and fiercely intelligent,” Brosnahan said, adding that she also has to keep her lips tight for now, but that she is excited to contribute to the legacy that is Superman.
“I’m trying, my head is rolling over all the things I’m not supposed to say,” she joked. “But we’re happy that we can put our own spin on it, but also honor this material that we all love so much.”
In addition to Fillion and Brosnahan, Gunn has confirmed that David Corenswet will play Superman, The menu star Nicholas Hoult will portray Lex Luthor, The righteous gems actor Skyler Gisondo will play Jimmy Olsen House of the Dragon alum Milly Alcock is the new Supergirl. The cast also includes Isabela Merced, Anthony Carrigan and Edi Gathegi.
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