Superman

Superman Superman, a comic book superhero featured in DC Comics publications, has appeared in various films since his inception. Ilya and Alexander Salkind and Pierre Spengler purchased the Superman film rights in 1974. After numerous scripts, Richard Donner was hired to direct the film, filming Superman (1978) and Superman II (1980) simultaneously. Donner had already shot 80% of Superman II before it was decided to finish shooting the first film. The Salkinds fired Donner after Superman's release, and commissioned Richard Lester as the director to finish Superman II. Lester also returned for Superman III (1983), and the Salkinds further produced the 1984 spin-off Supergirl before selling the rights to Cannon Films, resulting in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987). With over 15 years of development for a fifth Superman film, Superman Returns, directed by Bryan Singer, was released in 2006, along with Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut. Following the disappointing financial results of Superman Returns, Warner Bros. plans to reboot the film series for a June 2013 release. Christopher Nolan will produce the reboot, with David S. Goyer writing and Zack Snyder directing.
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THE KING'S MAN Director Matthew Vaughn Still Wants To Make A Proper SUPERMAN Movie With Henry Cavill

THE KING'S MAN Director Matthew Vaughn Still Wants To Make A "Proper" SUPERMAN Movie With Henry Cavill

Before Zack Snyder signed on to helm Man of Steel, Matthew Vaughn was Warner Bros.' top choice for the project, and The King's Man director is still interested in making a "colorful, fun" Superman movie.

THE WITCHER And MAN OF STEEL Star Henry Cavill Says He's Open To Donning Superman's Red Trunks

THE WITCHER And MAN OF STEEL Star Henry Cavill Says He's Open To Donning Superman's Red Trunks

Henry Cavill has made no secret of his desire to reprise the role of Superman in the DC Extended Universe, but if it happens, could he be rocking a comic accurate costume? The actor is open to it...

MAN OF STEEL Star Henry Cavill Says He's Just Waiting For The Phone Call To Return As Superman

MAN OF STEEL Star Henry Cavill Says He's Just "Waiting For The Phone Call" To Return As Superman

We still don't know if we'll ever see Henry Cavill back in the iconic red and blue suit, but the Man of Steel actor has reiterated that he is more than willing to reprise the role of Superman in the DCEU.

Henry Cavill Hoped To Play A Truly Heroic Superman After JUSTICE LEAGUE's Villainous Take On The Man Of Steel

Henry Cavill Hoped To Play A Truly Heroic Superman After JUSTICE LEAGUE's Villainous Take On The Man Of Steel

Henry Cavill reflects on his journey as Superman, revealing where he hoped to take the Man of Steel following the character's turn to the dark side in Zack Snyder's Justice League. Read on for details...

John Krasinski Confirms He's Playing Superman In DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS; Shares New Image

John Krasinski Confirms He's Playing Superman In DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS; Shares New Image

Earlier this year, John Krasinski joined the cast of DC League of Super-Pets in a mystery role. Now, the actor has confirmed on Twitter that he's playing the Man of Steel himself, Superman.

New Image Of Henry Cavill in Christopher Reeve's Superman Suit For MAN OF STEEL Audition Surfaces

New Image Of Henry Cavill in Christopher Reeve's Superman Suit For MAN OF STEEL Audition Surfaces

Check out a new full-length image of Henry Cavill in Christopher Reeve's classic Superman suit that The Witcher actor believed was "too fat" to look good in.

Henry Cavill Addresses Warner Bros.' Plans For A Black Superman And Shares Hopes For MAN OF STEEL Sequel

Henry Cavill Addresses Warner Bros.' Plans For A Black Superman And Shares Hopes For MAN OF STEEL Sequel

Justice League star Henry Cavill has addressed his possible future as Superman, sharing his thoughts on Warner Bros.' current plans for the Man of Steel and where he'd like his Kal-El's story to go next.

11 Superhero Movie Trailers That Included Shots From The Ending Of The Film

11 Superhero Movie Trailers That Included Shots From The Ending Of The Film

This may be surprising to hear, but many superhero movies have had shots from their endings shown in their trailers. Because of that, let's take a look at 11 films this happened to.

SUPERMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES Interview: Dana Delany On Lois Lane's Legacy And A Possible Return (Exclusive)

SUPERMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES Interview: Dana Delany On Lois Lane's Legacy And A Possible Return (Exclusive)

Superman: The Animated Series star Dana Delany talks to us about playing Lois Lane, the importance of strong female characters in animation, advice for anyone else who plays the character, and more...

ETERNALS Director Chloé Zhao Says Zack Snyder's MAN OF STEEL Inspired Me The Most

ETERNALS Director Chloé Zhao Says Zack Snyder's MAN OF STEEL "Inspired Me The Most"

While doing the rounds to promote Marvel's Eternals, Academy Award-winning director Chloe Zhao revealed that her take on Ikaris (Richard Madden) was directly inspired by Zack Snyder's Man of Steel.