Veteran DC Villain Actors Praise James Gunn’s Superman: Legacy Casting


As Lex Luthor and Eve Teschmacher are joining the DC Universe, past actors who played them congratulate the new stars on joining Superman: Legacy.

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  • Jon Cryer, who played Lex Luthor in the Arrowverse, hopes Nicholas Hoult’s deal to play the character in Superman: Legacy goes through because he believes he would do an excellent job.
  • Valerie Perrine, the original actress who played Miss Teschmacher, congratulates Sara Sampaio on being cast as the new Miss Teschmacher in Superman: Legacy, and expresses excitement to see the character on the big screen again.
  • Both actors who previously portrayed Lex Luthor and Miss Teschmacher in Superman movies and TV shows send their well wishes and support to the new actors chosen for the roles in the DC Universe’s Superman: Legacy.



Past Lex Luthor and Eve Teschmacher actors share their reactions to the new stars being tapped to play their characters in Superman: Legacy as part of the DC Universe.

As Nicholas Hoult will play the latest live-action version of Lex Luthor in Superman: Legacy, Sara Sampaio will portray Eve Teschmacher. With the DC Universe audience excited about the latest casing news, stars who have played Lex and Eve before decided to share their congratulations to the new actors.

Jon Cryer, who played Lex in the Arrowverse on Supergirl and in Crisis on Infinite Earths, stated that he hopes Hoult’s deal will go through, as “he would absolutely CRUSH this.”

Valerie Perrine, who played Miss Teschmacher in Christopher Reeve’s Superman movies, said she “look forward to seeing this iconic character on the big screen again!”

Source: Jon Cryer & Valerie Perrine/Twitter

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