Can David Corenswet Replace Henry Cavill As The New Man Of Steel? Check Out These 5 TV Series And Movies Starring The Next Superman And Judge For Yourself

Earlier this week, James Gunn, the writer and director of Superman, took to Instagram and unveiled the first look of the new man of steel — David Corenswet, who has replaced Henry Cavill. While the comment section was filled with positive reviews for Corenswet donning the Superman suit, many were unaware of his acting prowess. 

David Corenswet as Superman | Source: IMDb

So, here are five places where you can watch him before the next Superman movie releases on July 11, 2025: 

The Politician On Netflix

Corenswet plays the role of River Barkley, in this comedy-drama series, who is the lover and high-school study body president of the protagonist. The series might seem superficial at first glance, but it may just force you to ask yourselves some deeper questions. 

A scene from The Politician | Source: IMDb

Hollywood On Netflix

In this mini-series, Corenswet plays the character of a world war Jack Castello, who has dreams of becoming a Hollywood actor. The entire series revolves around aspiring actors and filmmakers, and the challenges they faced during Hollywood's Golden Age. 

Hollywood | Source: IMDb

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We Own This City On HBO

Based on a non-fiction book, this crime drama series depicts the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department's Gun Trace Task Force. Corenswet plays the role of David McDougall, an experienced investigator with Maryland law enforcement. 

A scene from We Own This City | Source: IMDb

Look Both Ways On Netflix 

This romantic comedy-drama film shows how the result of one single test can result in two different realities, and how in the end, everything works out. Corenswet plays the role of Jake, the romantic interest of the protagonist in one of the realities. 

A scene from Look Both Ways | Source: IMDb

Pearl On Prime Video

This psychological horror film is set in 1918. It revolves around a young woman trapped in her mundane life to the point where the repression of her ambition drives her to the brink of insanity. Corenswet plays the role of The Projectionist who encourages her initially but later meets a tragic end at the hands of someone unexpected. 

A scene from Pearl | Source: IMDb

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