Superman

Russell Crowe flies to ‘Man of Steel’

By Justin Kroll, Variety.com Ever since he agreed to oversee the franchise reboot of Superman, Christopher Nolan had been seeking a star for the role of Jor-El, Superman’s biological father. Nolan now has his man: Russell Crowe. Crowe is in negotiations for the key role in “Man of Steel,” which

Legal Battles Complicate The Future Of Superman

When Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel comes out next year, it will represent the second time that Warner Bros. has tried to bring back the most famous comic book character in history. When Bryan Singer directed Superman Returns in 2006 it was meant to spring new life into the franchise

7 ways the Smallville TV series changed the comic book canon

Well into the run of TV’s Smallville, rumor had it that a surprisingly large percentage of its audience had absolutely no idea that the character played by Tom Welling, a boy named Clark Kent who was actually an alien named Kal-El from the Planet Krypton, was supposed to be the

Superman: I’m renouncing my US citizenship

In this comic book image released by DC Comics, Superman is shown in the latest of issue of Action Comics No. 900, where he renounces his U.S. citizenship because of his concerns that his actions are seen as instruments of U.S. foreign policy. DC Comics says the story reflects the

The wait is over: A few stunning pics of Smallville’s Superman suit

As Smallville rounds the bend on its final season, we’ve seen everything thrown in but the kitchen sink, from classic mythos to just about every second-rate baddie and would-be hero in Superman history. The one thing that’s been missing? Well, the Superman suit, of course. That all changes today, because

Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel has found its General Zod

After a decent amount of speculation, the Sucker Punch director has settled on the villain for Warner Brothers’ Superman reboot: that great Kryptonian refugee, General Zod. As for the actor who’ll play him … well, that’s something of a surprise. Snyder has chosen Michael Shannon, the Oscar-nominated character actor who’s

Superman director Zack Snyder picks his Lois Lane

Director Zack Snyder has chosen the actress who will play Lois Lane in his upcoming reboot of Superman—and she’s a three-time Oscar nominee. According to Hero Complex, 36-year-old Amy Adams (most recently nominated for Best Supporting Actress in The Fighter) has landed the role of the feisty Daily Planet reporter

Kevin Costner Confirmed As Pa Kent In Zack Snyder’s ‘Superman’

News popped up a few weeks ago that veteran actor Kevin Costner was in the running for an unnamed role in Zack Snyder’s upcoming DC Comics adaptation, “Superman.” The word at the time was that there was a “heightened interest” in having him step into “a key role” in the

Zack Snyder: Man of Steel will ignore all previous Superman films

The Sucker Punch director plans to treat the Big Blue Boy Scout the way that Christopher Nolan handled the Dark Knight—as if none of the films that came before existed. Will that way lie madness or salvation? In planning his path to bringing Superman to the big screen once more,

Michael Rosenbaum Will Return for Smallville Series Finale

It just wouldn’t seem right to end the ten-year run of Smallville without the return of one of the series brightest stars. Today it was announced that Michael Rosenbaum would reprise his role as Lex Luthor in the two-hour series finale scheduled to air on May 13. Now that main question

Lois Lane may not even be IN Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot

With the recent announcement that Henry Cavill was cast as the new Superman in Zack Snyder’s Superman: Man of Steel, there’s been speculation as to who should be his Lois Lane. However, it appears that Warner Bros. is looking for a leading lady in Supe’s life that is NOT our

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