James Gunn’s Superman Adds Pruitt Taylor Vince As Jonathan Kent

Pruitt Taylor Vince

by James White |
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While it might seem as though he already has a pretty stacked cast, James Gunn is reportedly adding at least one more, as The Wrap reports that Pruitt Taylor Vince will play Jonathan Kent, AKA the titular hero's adoptive human father in his new take on Superman.

Vince is taking on the iconic — and assuming Gunn is sticking to canon – ill-fated role of the Smallville father who discovers the infant Kal El and raises him alongside wife Martha Kent as Clark Kent. Kevin Costner played the role for Zack Snyder's Man Of Steel, while Glenn Ford took on the role in 1978’s Superman, directed by Richard Donner.

Superman, which is serving as Gunn's big screen kick off to his DC Studios, already features David Corenswet as Clark/Superman, Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane, Nathan Fillion as Green Lantern, Isabela Merced as Hawkgirl, Edi Gathegi as Mister Terrific, María Gabriela de Faría as The Engineer and Anthony Carrigan as Metamorpho, among others.

Gunn's film will be in cinemas on 11 July next year.

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