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Wendell Pierce To Play Perry White In Superman

March 1, 2024 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Wendell Pierce Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Image Credit: Amazon Studios

James Gunn has found his Perry White for Superman in Wendell Pierce. Deadline reports that Pierce (The Wire, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan) has been cast as the Daily Planet editor-in-chief in Gunn’s DC Universe relaunch film.

Pierce joins David Corenswet (Superman), Rachel Brosnahan (Lois Lane), Nicholas Hoult (Lex Luthor), Skyler Gisondo (Jimmy Olsen), Sara Sampaio (Eve Teschmacher), Edi Gathegi (Mister Terrific), Terence Rosemore (Otis), Anthony Carrigan (Metamorpho), Isabela Merced (Hawkgirl), Nathan Fillion (Guy Gardner) and María Gabriela de Faría in the film, which began production on Thursday in Atlanta.

Plot details have been kept under wraps for the movie, which is set for release on July 11th, 2025.