Christopher Reeve's son Will Reeve to make a cameo in James Gunn's Superman

A journalist and an ABC News correspondent, he will play a TV reporter in the film
Christopher Reeve's son Will Reeve to make a cameo in James Gunn's Superman

Will Reeve, son of the late Superman star Christopher Reeve, is set to have a cameo in James Gunn's upcoming DC movie Superman. A journalist and an ABC News correspondent, he will play a TV reporter in the film, reported Variety.

Christopher Reeve was the first Hollywood actor to portray the superhero, also known as Clark Kent, on the big screen.

Christopher Reeve starred in and as 1978's Superman, which marked the beginning of the film franchise. It was followed by Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983), and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987).

Gunn's Superman, which went on floors in March, stars David Corenswet as Clark Kent/Superman and Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane.

The cast of Superman also includes Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, María Gabriela de Faría as The Engineer, and Wendell Pierce as Perry White. Additionally, the movie will feature classic members of Superman’s supporting characters, such as Jimmy Olsen being played by Skyler Gisondo, Sara Sampaio as Eve Teschmacher and Wendell Pierce as Daily Planet editor in chief Perry White. Pruitt Taylor Vince will play Jonathan Kent and Neva Howell takes on the role of Martha Kent.

Beck Bennett plays Steve Lombard, a blowhard and self-serving reporter who in the comics serves as a foil to boy scout reporter Kent. Mikaela Hoover and Christopher McDonald will play Cat Grant and Ron Troupe respectively, a pair of reporters for the Daily Planet.

The story of the upcoming film will follow Superman as he looks to reconcile his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing. He is the embodiment of truth, justice and the American way, guided by human kindness in a world that sees kindness as old-fashioned.

Gunn is directing from his own script, which draws on characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The film is slated for a July 11, 2025 release.

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