Phoebe Dynevor, renowned for her captivating portrayal of Daphne Bridgerton in the Netflix hit series, recently shared insights into her journey of narrowly missing the iconic role of Lois Lane in the much-anticipated DCEU film, Superman: Legacy. Despite not securing the part, Dynevor’s rise to fame with Bridgerton has opened doors to several promising projects.
The casting process for James Gunn’s upcoming Superman movie shortlisted Dynevor alongside Nicholas Hoult and David Corenswet. In a candid interview with Variety, the 28-year-old English actress opened up about the whirlwind experience of auditioning for the role that would have seen her don the mantle of the renowned journalist in Superman movies.
Reflecting on the audition process, Dynevor shared, “It was a whirlwind, and then I realized that it was over, but it was great.” Despite the outcome, she expressed gratitude for the opportunity and the valuable experience gained during the audition.
Lois Lane, known for her intelligence, fearlessness, and role as Superman’s savior, holds a special place in the superhero universe. Dynevor acknowledged these attributes, stating, “She saves Superman. She’s the brains; she’s actually the fearless one.” Though the role slipped through her fingers, Dynevor expressed enthusiasm for incorporating these qualities into her future roles.
The revelation about missing out on the Superman project comes on the heels of the announcement that Phoebe Dynevor will not be returning for the third season of Netflix’s Bridgerton. While bidding farewell to the Regency-era drama, Dynevor remains poised for new opportunities and challenges in her burgeoning career.
As fans eagerly anticipate the release of Superman: Legacy, Phoebe Dynevor’s resilience and positive outlook serve as a testament to her commitment to growth as an actress. Whether in period dramas or superhero blockbusters, Dynevor continues to captivate audiences with her talent, leaving a lasting impression on the entertainment industry.