María Gabriela de Faría Joins James Gunn's Superman: Legacy as The Engineer 

By: Nitin Singh

María Gabriela de Faría steps into the role of Angela Spica, a novel villain in Superman: Legacy, marking her breakthrough in the DC Universe. 

The Engineer's Cinematic Debut

Angela Spica is part of the villain team created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch, and her character first appeared in The Authority Vol.1 #1 in 1999. 

Warner/DC Villain Team

Director James Gunn shared a post on Instagram confirming Faría's role as The Engineer, teasing fans with stunts and costume fittings. 

Gunn's Behind-the-Scenes Reveal

 Faría gained recognition for her role in the supernatural horror film, The Exorcism of God, showcasing her versatility as an actress.

The Exorcism of God Star

Superman: Legacy explores Clark Kent's struggle to balance his roles as a correspondent and a savior while introducing characters like Guy Gardner, Hawkgirl, and Mr. Terrific. 

Storyline Insights

In the comics, The Engineer's abilities are tied to nanotechnology and machines, giving her a unique metallic aesthetic that will likely be replicated in the film. 

Nanotechnology and Machines

Superman: Legacy is the first film in the DC Universe, distinct from the DCEU, and is connected to the DCU starting with Max's animated program, Creature Commandos. 

Cinematic Universe Connection

Set to hit theaters on July 11, 2025, Superman: Legacy promises a fresh take on the iconic character and introduces María Gabriela de Faría as a formidable addition to the DC Universe. 

Release Date