Superman

Cavill Loves Superman & Clark Kent

Superman: Man of Steel is shaping up nicely. Henry Cavill isn’t to everyone’s tastes as Superman, and nor is Zack Snyder as director. But this is one franchise that badly needed a makeover, a reboot, and a new way of looking at things. Which is what, I suspect, will be delivered. This movie is very...
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Superman Loses His Red Undies

Huge news broke today. No, not Steve Jobs resigning as CEO of Apple. That’s nothing. The economy collapsing around our ears. Who cares? Some kind of trouble continuing in the Middle East? Whatever. This all pales into insignificance compared to the really big news. Which is that Superman is no longer wearing red undies outside...
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‘Man Of Steel’ Synopsis Is Revealing

The first official synopsis for Man Of Steel, the new Superman movie being directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill, has appeared as part of a casting call in Vancouver, site of some scenes about to be shot. According to Superman Homepage, the synopsis reads: “In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most...
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Cavill Bulking Up For ‘Man Of Steel’

Henry Cavill is the new Superman, and set to make his debut as the Man Of Steel in, hmm, Man Of Steel in 2013. To prepare for his stint as the most-beloved of all comic-book characters, the British actor has been training hard. And eating very, very well indeed. He recently told Digital Spy: “I’m...
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Superman: ‘Man Of Steel’ Plot Leaks?

According to Digital Spy the basic plot outline of Superman: Man Of Steel has been leaked by ‘Baseline Movie System’. By the way, for those unaware, the guy in the picture is Henry Cavill, our new Superman. And what a good looking bastard he is. The outline may only be short but it reveals the...
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Zack Snyder Talks New ‘Superman’

Zack Snyder is a man on a mission, a mission to bring Superman back in a big, bad way. The problem is how to even approach that task. Do you refer back to the classic movies which everyone knows and loves? Or do you attempt to start from scratch? Snyder recently told the L.A. Times...
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New ‘Superman’ Plot Leaks

No sooner do we discover that Zack Snyder is directing the new Superman film that some small details as to the plot leak online. OK, so there isn’t much of substance there but there is enough to make me pretty sure that the film is going to suck. David Goyer has written the script for...
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Jon Hamm Talks ‘Superman’ Rumors

The Superman reboot is well underway, with Christopher Nolan and David Goyer busy working on new superhero film they are hoping will do what Superman Returns failed to do: be a critical and commercial success. However, a director and leading man have yet been found. Guillermo Del Toro reportedly turned down a chance to helm...
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Del Toro Turns Down ‘Superman’?

For the Superman reboot to have any hope of succeeding where Superman Returns failed, the project needs a good, strong, and brave director. And it appears we could have had Guillermo Del Toro, but he turned down the chance to helm the new picture. Bleeding Cool points to a small portion of a Deadline interview...
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Why Brandon Routh Should Not Play Superman In The Proposed Reboot

Superman is being rebooted. Which is good. Chris Nolan is producing the reboot. Which is great. There’s a chance that Brandon Routh, who played the lead character in Superman Returns, could be back for Man Of Steel. Which is very, very bad. In my opinion. It emerged a few weeks ago that Routh was interested...
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Routh Wants To Be Superman Again

I know some people liked it but I really wasn’t keen on Superman Returns, the 2006 attempt to reboot the Superman franchise. And I wasn’t alone, with a lot of people seeing it as a fairly shallow and insipid movie. One of the biggest criticisms was Brandon Routh’s performance as Superman himself. It was OK,...
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No New ‘Superman’ Origin Movie After Warners & DC Lose Rights

There has been plenty of talk concerning a new Superman movie in the last couple of years. Superman Returns really didn’t do the character or series justice, and so a rebooting or new direction has been rumored. It looks like that is now much more likely because a great many of the main elements of...
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‘Superman’ Reboot On Hold

What an absolute mess this is all turning into. The original set of Superman movies may have had their problems, one of which being that some of them were crap, but it seems even getting one made these days is more trouble than it’s worth. Which is why the Superman franchise now seems to be...
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Wachowski Brothers In For New ‘Superman’ Trilogy?

The Superman franchise has the potential to be the biggest and best comic book franchise. In fact, it has been in the past, with the glory days of Christopher Reeves bringing in the big bucks. While Superman Returns, the recent attempt at restarting the franchise was relatively successful, it didn’t do what either Iron Man...
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Lex Luthor Out Of ‘Superman’? – Morbius In For ‘Spiderman’?

Wow, is it me or are comic book movies now one of the biggest genres of movies? Not a day goes by when there isn’t speculation about a character who is going to appear in some film or other, or who is going to direct the new ‘fill in blank here’ movie. And you know...
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