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‘Superman: Legacy’: How Rachel Brosnahan Reacted When She Saw The Suit

“I’m still preparing,” Rachel Brosnahan said Saturday on the SAG Awards red carpet about her big role as Lois Lane in James Gunn’s DC movie Superman: Legacy.

“I’m talking to some journalists, I’m reading a lot of comics — so many I hadn’t read before,” added the actress. “It’s been really fun to dig into this universe.”

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Deadline’s chat with Brosnahan on the red carpet tonight comes in the wake of Gunn assembling the entire cast for a photo at the first script reading in Atlanta earlier this week. One of the big surprises was seeing Nicholas Hoult having already shaved head for his turn as Lex Luthor.

A big deal for Brosnahan during that get-together: “I got to see the suit — and I was blown away!,” said. Suit, meaning not Lane’s but rather the Man of Steel’s (played by David Corenswet).

Brosnahan screen-tested for the coveted role of Superman’s girlfriend and beat out such actresses as Emma Mackey and Phoebe Dynevor for the part. On the big screen, among those actresses who’ve played Lane are Margot Kidder, Amy Adams and Kate Bosworth.

Brosnahan is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actress in a Comedy Series tonight for Prime Video’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Anthony Carrigan, from Barry, stayed relatively mum about the shape-shifting character, Metamorpho, that he’s playing; only to say that “I’m bringing to life a character that hasn’t been done before — there’s some pressure there.”

Metamorpho was a hero created in 1965, by writer Bob Haney and artist Ramona Fradon. He’s one of the founding members of the Outsiders, and has also been in multiple iterations of the Justice League.

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