‘Superman’s Sara Sampaio Signs With UTA

EXCLUSIVE: UTA has signed rising Portuguese actress Sara Sampaio (Superman) for representation, Deadline has learned.

Sampaio is best known for landing the coveted role of Eve Teschmacher in Superman, which is currently in production with James Gunn at the helm. The first feature title in a revamped DC slate, Superman follows the titular character, played by David Corenswet, as he looks to reconcile his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing. He is the embodiment of truth, justice and the American way, guided by human kindness in a world that sees kindness as old-fashioned.

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Created by Richard Donner and Mario Puzo, and first appearing in Superman and Superman II, Sampaio’s character is portrayed in the comics as Lex Luthor’s assistant turned love interest and right hand. Produced by DC Studios and to be distributed by Warner Bros, the film also stars Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane and Nicholas Hoult as Lex Luthor, among many others. It’s slated for release on July 11, 2025.

Sampaio also has a supporting role alongside Al Pacino and Patrick Schwarzenegger in the upcoming indie feature Billy Knight, written and directed by Alec Griffen Roth. Her previous credits include the Paramount+ features At Midnight and Wifelike, Nicholas Jarecki’s Crisis alongside Gary Oldman and Luke Evans, and the award-winning dramas Carga and Sombra directed by Portuguese filmmaker Bruno Gascon.

With a 15+ year career in fashion, Sampaio has worked with many of the top global fashion brands like Armani and Victoria’s Secret and has graced the covers and pages of dozens of magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and many more. She continues to be represented by Brave Artists Management and Yorn, Levine, Barnes.

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