Cast a new Superman movie

Discussion in 'Upcoming Superman Solo Movie' started by batman44, Nov 18, 2017.

  1. BobJM Uncle Charlie

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    SUPERMAN
    written & directed by J.J. Abrams

    Clark Kent / Superman: David Corenswet

    Lois Lane: Naomi Scott
    Lana Lang: Margaret Qualley

    Lex Luthor: Tom Cruise
    John Corben / Metallo: Glen Powell

    Agent Jones / Manhunter: David Oyelowo
    Perry White: Nick Offerman
    Jimmy Olsen: Finn Wolfhard

    Martha Kent: Sandra Oh
    Jonathan Kent: Hugh Jackman
    John Henry Irons: Jay Ellis

    supporting cast

    Dr. Emil Hamilton: Courtney B. Vance
    Ron Troupe: Rob Morgan
    Cat Grant: Kelly Marie Tran
    Mercy Graves: Jasmine Cephas Jones
    Pete Ross: Lewis Pullman
    Bruno Mannheim: Pasha D. Lychnikoff
    Bibbo Bibbowski: Greg Grunberg

     
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  2. Deck Rickard Dovahkiin

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    I am in love with this cast. Inject it into my veins!
     
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  3. fan4stic Registered

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    David Corenswet as Superman
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    Naomi Scott as Lois
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    Michael B. Jordan as Lex
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    Ethan Hawke as Jonathan
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    Elizabeth Mitchell as Martha
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    Nick Offerman as Perry
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    Levi Miller as Jimmy
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    Ioan Gruffud as Jor-El
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    Jennifer Connelly as Lara
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    Lindsey Morgan as Mercy
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    Sophia Lillis as Kara
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    Mads Mikkelsen as Zod
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    Ralph Fiennes as Brainiac
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    Adam Driver as Parasite
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    Oliver-Jackson Cohen as Metallo
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  4. BobJM Uncle Charlie

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    Using my above J.J. Abrams Superman reboot casting as the jumping-off point, I've cast the characters for sequels & spin-offs:

    For example, characters like Supergirl and Steel (and his niece, Natasha) could be featured in a Superman sequel, and then later spun off into their own solo adventures—in theaters and/or HBOMax.

    Similarly, the Metropolis Police Special Crimes Unit characters like Detectives Turpin and Sawyer can guest star in Gotham Central and/or appear in other smaller projects set in-universe.

    And although I don't want to see General Zod and Kryptonian politics again on film so soon after Man of Steel, I think Jor-El and Lara will be needed for at least flashback sequences and/or Fortress of Solitude scenes with Superman. Otherwise, these two, plus Zod and even perhaps a pre-villainous A.I. Brainiac are perfect for a series on HBOMax (exploring Jor-El & Zod’s deteriorating relationship ahead of the planet’s final days and the corruption of Brainiac).

    Click on the quoted bit beneath the list for pics of the full cast.

    SUPERMAN SEQUELS & HBOMAX SPIN-OFFS


    Kara / Supergirl: Mckenna Grace

    John Henry Irons / Steel: Jay Ellis
    Natasha Irons: Marsai Martin

    metropolis special crimes.
    Det. Dan Turpin: Bill Pullman
    Det. Maggie Sawyer: Natalie Morales
    Lt. Lupé Leocadio-Escudero: Gina Torres

    villains.
    Darkseid: Ron Perlman
    Brainiac: Tilda Swinton
    Toy Man: Jonah Hill
    Parasite: Jake Johnson
    Lobo: Karl Urban

    krypton.
    Jor-El: Richard Armitage
    Lara: Keri Russell
    General Zod: Toby Huss

    cadmus / the elite.
    Amanda Waller: Alfre Woodard
    General Sam Lane: Bryan Cranston
    Manchester Black: Regé-Jean Page
    Silver Banshee: Natalie Dormer
    Hat: Justin H. Min
    Coldcast: Eli Goree

    featuring.
    Michael Stuhlbarg as Mister Mxyzptlk

     
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  5. batman44 Go Speed GO

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    If WB is serious about wanting Superman to be black my top two choices for now are
    Alfred Enoch and Regé-Jean Page

    alfred07.jpg rs_1200x1200-210106093439-1200-Rege-Jean_Page-BAFTAs_Pre_Party2020-gj.jpg
     
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    Hmm, I really like Page's look. His show on Netflix has been receiving so much buzz. It's not the type of show I usually watch, but I might be more eager to check that out now.
     
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    Da-Scribe mentioned Eli Goree and I think he was pretty solid as Muhammad Ali in One Night in Miami.[​IMG]
     
  8. BobJM Uncle Charlie

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    Really liked his performance as Ali in One Night in Miami.

    That being said, there are only two choices that are sticking in my mind right now.

    Michael B. Jordan, 34
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    Stephan James, 27
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    David Corenswet would be such a boring choice for Superman

    I really want them to do something interesting with the casting choices.
     
  10. Frodo Registered

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    Superman/ Clark Kent : Regé-Jean Page
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    Lois Lane : Camila Mendes
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    Lex Luthor : John David Washington
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    I would’ve been skeptical of Regé after only Bridgerton, but his SNL hosting gig actually sold me. He’s got the chops (and charm), imo.
     
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  12. Sawyer High King

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    Honestly, now that there’s a multiverse at their disposal, my hope would be that they either use Calvin Ellis or Val Zod rather than taking the easy route and race-lifting Clark.
     
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    Here is my Pinterest board of my Superman concept. 410 Superman ideas | superman, superman art, superman family

    The basic premise is an old age Clark who lives by him self in the Rockies in a small modest cabin needs to return to Smallville for a funeral. Along the way the he meets different people of ages and backgrounds and tells them his story of his younger days as Superman. Clark has out lived everyone he has loved except someone that is revealed at the end.

    It's inspired by films like Forest Gump and Big Fish. I do have about half or more of a script of sorts written and over 20+ illustrations for scenes drawn out.
     
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    He's my pick for Bond.

    Yes, it's totally nonsense to make Clark Kent black.

    It's purely political - the states, the media wants to tell you it's so racially divided. The media and government want to tell you black folk and minorities have a snow fakes chance in hell in succeeding and to make Superman, America's greatest pop icon Black... it's just pure lazy and on the nose.

    What an insult to every other minority that the get 'overlooked' every time - it's always black v white in the media.

    They missed a perfect opportunity when Snyder rushed to the Death of superman - JL should have been put on hold and a world without superman film could have been inspiring - John Henry Irons, Steel. Superboy could have even been a gender neutral clone called 'superZe' whatever man, have some fun and represent - but instead they want to reboot superman from an angle where he is black. No thanks, that's just terrible.

    Reboot and let anyone audition - whoever knocks out the acting, react to that. There could be an asian actor that nails the role, but nope... they want black.

    Black folk deserve better and so does Superman.

    Steel, multiverse Calvin Ellis, heck even a Clone superboy could have potential.

    It's such a sad day when they try and hijack a character and audience to be political when actually it's down to $$$ for them.

    If WB/DC truly cared, give us original, ground breaking content.
     
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    I'm Black, and I'm perfectly fine with a Black Clark Kent or Calvin Ellis.

    Clearly there are people who can't accept it or deal with that possibility, but I'm not one of them. This is from someone who will always consider Chris Reeve their Superman.

    But, people are gonna have their opinions .

    As for Jene Page, I like him for a Clark or Calvin Superman if they go that route.
     
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  16. Prison Mike Don't drop the soap!

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    The issue I have with a black Clark Kent is just that it’s a very lazy cop out. It doesn’t deal with the root of the problem which is that Hollywood is still very gun shy about developing and investing in original characters that are non white. They just want to check off their diversity quota boxes without taking any actual risk. It rings very hollow to me.
     
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    There's no reason why Hollywood can't have minorities play original minority characters and previously white adapted characters. It's not an either or thing.

    The whole " there are minorities heroes/characters they could cast" is true, but that doesn't preclude minority actors playing traditionally white characters .

    That argument only really holds water if the position is ,"minority actors should only play minority characters ", which in itself isn't a strong enough argument to not cast a minority actor in a role traditionally played by a white actor.

    I know there are alot of fanboys who feel that way, but it's not a strong enough reason to limit Black actors to only Black characters.

    Yes, you're correct , Hollywood is gun shy about investing in characters which are non white. Trust me, that's obvious to the Black community and it's far from being news.

    At the same time that doesn't mean, therefore , that doesn't mean its wrong for a minority actor to play a typically White character.
     
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    This, all day. Excellent post.

    As for casting, Rege Jean-Page would be perfect. Send him to Gym Jones for a month and he’d be the spitting image of Superman.
     
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    I haven't seen him act on anything but Alfred Enoch has a very Clark Kent look to him.
     
  21. Mandon Knight We did it......

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    Great choice. Brilliant actor.
     
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    Given all the earlier reports I suspect the role is Jordan’s if he wants it but I can totally see Regé-Jean Page in the role as well.

    As for making Clark black vs using Calvin Ellis or Val-Zod, whichever they do I’ll be there for the midnight opening in full support but my preference would be to go with Calvin. His story is new, it’s something we’ve not seen much of even in the comics so it gives them a lot of room to be creative without fans preconceptions, plus he ends up leading a multiversal Justice League (Justice Incarnate) so if WB are planning on going all in with the multiverse he seems like the perfect choice.
     
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  23. Sawyer High King

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    It would be very ironic after his role on Watchmen, but I’m going to throw Jovan Adepo’s name into the mix.

    Been loving him since The Leftovers.
     
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    Why?
     
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    I don't really care enough about this to say a lot. I'll just give my standard statement. I think racechanging for what I think is the sake of it, is dumb and needless. If the character is white, they're white. If black, they're black, etc.
     

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