SUPERMAN: Mister Terrific Actor Edi Gathegi Has A Physique To Make The Man Of Steel Jealous In New BTS Photo

SUPERMAN: Mister Terrific Actor Edi Gathegi Has A Physique To Make The Man Of Steel Jealous In New BTS Photo SUPERMAN: Mister Terrific Actor Edi Gathegi Has A Physique To Make The Man Of Steel Jealous In New BTS Photo

Yet another behind-the-scenes photo of SUPERMAN star Edi Gathegi has showcased the Mister Terrific actor's impressive physique, and it's fair to say he looks like a legit superhero! Check it out here...

By JoshWilding - Mar 25, 2024 05:03 AM EST
Filed Under: Superman: Legacy

X-Men: First Class star Edi Gathegi has already made headlines for his impressive physical transformation in DC Studios' SUPERMAN, and another shot of the Mister Terrific actor is receiving a lot of attention on social media today. 

As you can see below, Gathegi looks like a legit superhero and should look suitably impressive standing alongside the other Justice League members expected to appear in SUPERMAN (among them are Hawkgirl and Green Lantern). 

"Beyond grateful a master storyteller has invited me to contribute to an iconic property and this artistic conversation," Gathegi said when he was first cast as Mister Terrific. "Humbled to join the DC family. Thank you, James Gunn, Peter Safran & Chantal Nong. Up up and away."

We don't know how much action this character will see in James Gunn's reboot or what future DCU projects he'll be appearing in. There have, of course, already been rumblings of a Mister Terrific spin-off. 

Mister Terrific, a.k.a. Michael Holt, was created by writer John Ostrander and artist Tom Mandrake and first appeared in Spectre #54 in 1997. The hero has a genius-level intellect and is an Olympic-level athlete and skilled martial artist.

Holt possesses no superhuman abilities and instead relies on his exceptional intellect and physical prowess. He's proficient in various scientific disciplines and utilizes advanced technology, including his signature T-Spheres, floating robotic spheres that assist him in combat and other tasks. Beyond his crime-fighting activities, Mister Terrific is also known for his philanthropy and humanitarian efforts, using his wealth and resources to support causes he believes in.

He has been a member of superhero teams such as the Justice Society of America and the Justice League, using his intelligence and impressive physical fighting skills to help combat global threats.

Check out Gathegi's impressive physique in the Reddit post below. 

Picture of Edi Gathegi (Mr Terrific) from his trainer!
byu/Proof-Watercress-931 inDCULeaks

SUPERMAN tells the story of Superman's journey to reconcile his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing as Clark Kent of Smallville, Kansas. He is the embodiment of truth, justice and the American way, guided by human kindness in a world that sees kindness as old-fashioned.

David Corenswet is playing the Man of Steel, while Rachel Brosnahan has been tapped to star as Lois Lane. Other recent casting additions include Isabela Merced as Hawkgirl, Edi Gathegi as Mister Terrific, Nathan Fillion as Guy Gardner, Anthony Carrigan as Metamorpho, Gabriela de Faría as The Engineer, Sara Sampaio as Eve Teschmacher, Skyler Gisondo as Jimmy Olsen, Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, and Wendell Pierce as Perry White.

SUPERMAN is currently set to be released in theaters on July 11, 2025.

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TheVisionary25
TheVisionary25 - 3/25/2024, 5:56 AM
Damn , he looks good!!.

Edi Gathegi is a good actor & choice for the character so looking forward to seeing this take and his performance aswell.

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TheVandalore
TheVandalore - 3/25/2024, 5:57 AM
He looks terrific.
Doomsday8888
Doomsday8888 - 3/25/2024, 6:32 AM
He looks Mister.
EskimoJ
EskimoJ - 3/25/2024, 9:53 AM
@Doomsday8888 - Show me the T-balls. 😌

😐
emeraldtaurus
emeraldtaurus - 3/25/2024, 6:35 AM
Looks great, but wheres the frickin Super-suit already !???????????
RedFury
RedFury - 3/25/2024, 6:41 AM
I really don't know much about this character. But to me he sounds like a mix of Iron Man, and Batman; which is pretty cool. Looking forward to seeing Gathegi's performance, he certainly looks the part!
TheVisionary25
TheVisionary25 - 3/25/2024, 6:50 AM
@RedFury - his character is also an atheist and has had some interesting moments with talking about religion & stuff that I hope to keep.

He’s also known as the third smartest man in the world

Got a really interesting origin and just a cool character!!.


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RedFury
RedFury - 3/25/2024, 10:00 AM
@TheVisionary25 - as an atheist myself, I really like the sounds of that. Not that it should be something to offend people of faith, but to hear him speak about religion and its grasp on the world from an intellectual point of view would be very welcomed by my sensibilities.
theBlackSquare
theBlackSquare - 3/25/2024, 6:44 AM
He's that kinda ripped where it looks almost painful.
RegularPoochie
RegularPoochie - 3/25/2024, 8:51 AM
@theBlackSquare - it is and it's annoying. Bet he's the first one filming his scenes where he needs that body, lol.
theBlackSquare
theBlackSquare - 3/25/2024, 1:17 PM
@RegularPoochie - Yeah good point. Though when I look into his eyes, I swear can hear him thinking about cheeseburgers.
RegularPoochie
RegularPoochie - 3/26/2024, 3:25 AM
@theBlackSquare - same lol!
RegularPoochie
RegularPoochie - 3/26/2024, 3:27 AM
@theBlackSquare - he's like "this is not so bad"
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CAPTAINPINKEYE
CAPTAINPINKEYE - 3/25/2024, 7:13 AM
The Snyder version would get jealous. Not the Gunn version. Respect the material.
GhostDog
GhostDog - 3/25/2024, 7:39 AM
Wasn’t this an article already like a month ago? I recall seeing this pic or some version of it
MotherGooseUPus
MotherGooseUPus - 3/25/2024, 7:58 AM
@GhostDog - yep. this is just a different pic, but you are correct
RegularPoochie
RegularPoochie - 3/25/2024, 8:56 AM
@GhostDog - yes, but he is more leaner in this, so I bet he's filming now, or really soon.
Evansly
Evansly - 3/25/2024, 9:08 AM
@GhostDog - As others have called out yes this was posted with a different photo. I like how this one was captured after only 10 minutes. I'm sure Josh was sent it or found it but picturing Josh refreshing his feeds for muscle pictures is a funny image to me
HashTagSwagg
HashTagSwagg - 3/25/2024, 7:42 AM
I could have sworn someone had already posted this article with that exact image a couple weeks back.
RegularPoochie
RegularPoochie - 3/25/2024, 8:58 AM
@HashTagSwagg - different image, he is more leaner here and different clothes.
Batmangina
Batmangina - 3/25/2024, 7:59 AM
I appreciate the recycling of content.

Save the planet.
Vision85
Vision85 - 3/25/2024, 8:24 AM
Chicken and broccoli interviews incoming. No one mention PEDs...
EskimoJ
EskimoJ - 3/25/2024, 9:52 AM
@Vision85 - You can do it too. Those first pounds are the easiest.
theFUZZ008
theFUZZ008 - 3/25/2024, 9:08 AM
@CBM: STOP. FFS.
marvel72
marvel72 - 3/25/2024, 10:42 AM
Impressive,Superman should look bigger and more ripped.
RegularPoochie
RegularPoochie - 3/25/2024, 11:49 AM
@marvel72 - well he is
jst5
jst5 - 3/25/2024, 1:00 PM
@marvel72 - I know someone who saw Corenswet a month ago in a local coffee shop...he was pretty covered up in the top half with a big sweat shirt but had shorts on and they said his calves were massive.Lol no much but there is something.

Oh and added the coffee shop was packed and no one had any idea who he was...well besides him(my bud).
TheLight
TheLight - 3/25/2024, 4:07 PM
@marvel72 - Judging how Corenswet looked in this pic from his trainer back from a few months back, I think we'll all be pleased.


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Even his legs looked more toned. And the fact that he's 6'4", which was always my ideal height for Supes, he's going to look like a powerhouse.
plasticman
plasticman - 3/25/2024, 12:28 PM
Well, he doesn't look like Plastic Man.
NinnesMBC
NinnesMBC - 3/26/2024, 1:10 AM
Much of the cast has been sharing these workout BTS together lately. I can only assume that they have been shooting in interiors set.
HermanM
HermanM - 3/26/2024, 1:23 PM
The movie will be awesome

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