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James Gunn dismissed suggestions by fans that a new Superman actor has been cast to replace Henry Cavill. (Getty/DC/Warner Bros)

James Gunn brushed apart ideas by followers that a original Superman actor has been forged to switch Henry Cavill. (Getty/DC/Warner Bros)

DC Studios boss James Gunn has stepped in to utter the web rumour that Euphoria distinguished person Jacob Elordi has been forged because the original good display Superman.

Hypothesis has been swirling on-line in regards to the doubtless identification of cinema’s subsequent Man of Metal in the wake of the announcement that Henry Cavill would no longer play the character.

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Responding to a fan who shared some edited photos of Elordi in the Superman swimsuit, Gunn revealed that “no one has been forged as Superman but”.

He added: “Casting, as is type of all the time the case with me, will occur after the script is finished or shut to performed, and it isn’t. We’ll grunt about a issues in now now not too prolonged, nonetheless the casting of Superman won’t be one of them.”

Cavill announced his return to the feature of Superman in October after his incarnation of the character showed up in the put up-credit ranking scene of Dusky Adam — his first look since Justice League in 2017.

On the other hand, the revival of this Superman became nixed when Gunn and co-head Peter Safran took the reins of DC Studios and commenced to positive the slate.

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Gunn is at relate working on the script for a Superman film of his dangle, which is able to focal level on a youthful model of the character than Cavill’s model of Kal-El.

25-year-passe Elordi became tipped for the feature thanks to his work in the buzzy teen relate Euphoria, as properly because the Netflix romcom franchise The Kissing Booth.

Henry Cavill announced his short-lived return as Superman on Instagram after his cameo in Black Adam. (Warner Bros)

Henry Cavill announced his short-lived return as Superman on Instagram after his cameo in Dusky Adam. (Warner Bros)

Gunn and Safran are mentioned to be planning out a 10-year system for the design forward for DC Studios, which has struggled for direction since the box workplace disappointment of Justice League.

The studio had high hopes for Dusky Adam, starring Dwayne Johnson in the title feature, nonetheless it no doubt fell short of $400m (£327m) at the realm box workplace and might perchance presumably signify a loss nearly as good as $100m (£82m) for DC and Warner Bros.

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Gunn nowadays helmed The Suicide Squad for DC and can focal level on the studio full-time after his third Wonder blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, is released into cinemas this year.

There had been varied rumours spherical his system for DC, prompting the filmmaker to respond that “some of it is lovely, some of it’s now now not”.

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