‘Superman: Legacy’ adds Skyler Gisondo as Jimmy Olsen and Sara Sampaio as Eve Teschmacher

‘Superman: Legacy’ adds Skyler Gisondo as Jimmy Olsen and Sara Sampaio as Eve Teschmacher

Warner Bros has officially confirmed the new cast for its James Gunn’s ‘Superman’ movie, Superman: Legacy, with Skyler Gisondo as Jimmy Olsen, and Sara Sampaio for the role of Eve Teschmacher.

Sara Sampaio

Sara Sampaio

Skyler Gisondo, known for his work on HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones, has been cast as Jimmy Olsen, the boyish cub photographer at The Daily Planet who works alongside Clark Kent and Lois Lane.

A Portuguese actress and model Sara Sampaio well known for her work with Victoria’s Secret, Sampaio most recently starred alongside Monica Barbaro, Diego Boneta and more in Paramount+’s rom-com At Midnight, helmed by Jonah Feingold. Other past credits include dramedy The Clapper with Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried and Showtime’s Emmy-winning drama Billions.

The pair join leads David Corenswet as Clark Kent/Superman and Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane. Portraying Lex Luthor is Nicholas Hoult.

The James Gunn-directed Superman: Legacy follows Superman as he looks to reconcile his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing. He is the embodiment of truth, justice and the American way, guided by human kindness in a world that sees kindness as old-fashioned. Gunn also penned the script, drawing on characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. DC Studios co-boss Peter Safran produces the pic slated for release on July 11, 2025.

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