María Gabriela de Faría Cast as The Engineer in James Gunn's Superman: Legacy alongside David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan

News - 19 November 2023
David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan have been previously announced to play Superman and Lois Lane, respectively, in the upcoming film Superman: Legacy. However, James Gunn has now revealed another intriguing casting choice for the movie - María Gabriela de Faría as The Engineer, a character who is not your typical villain.nnThe Engineer is not a widely recognized character like Lex Luthor or Brainiac, but rather a member of The Authority, a superhero team from the comic books.

Rumors suggest that The Authority will be portrayed as The Elite in Superman: Legacy, a storyline in which Superman clashes with the team for their violent and lethal methods of dealing with criminals. While not a traditional villain, Gunn assures that The Engineer is not to be labeled as such, stating "'villain' is such a disparaging term."nnMaría Gabriela de Faría, known for her roles in Crossing Point and The Exorcism of God, brings her talents to the DC Universe with her portrayal of The Engineer.

Gunn praised de Faría on Instagram, highlighting her acting skills and her infectious smile, both on and off-screen.nnSuperman: Legacy is set to begin production in March 2024, with a release date scheduled for July 11, 2025. Fans eagerly anticipate the film, which promises a fresh take on the Superman mythology with a unique cast of characters.