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Superman: Man of Steel/Unleashed

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Kevin Spacey reprises role of Lex Luthor August 14th, 2007

In July this year Vari­ety reported that Kevin Spacey would return as Lex Luthor in the lat­est Super­man movie. This con­fir­ma­tion was made as Singer pitched The Man of Steel, as scripted by Returns writer Michael Dougherty, to Warner,

Spacey hopes to shoot his Luthor role in a six-week block, as he did on “Super­man Returns,” after he com­pletes his run in David Mamet’s “Speed the Plow” in April.

Bringing you up to speed August 14th, 2007

“At the end of this film we see that there is so much more to explore.” said Bran­don Routh at the end of Super­man Returns; inevitably open­ing up the fran­chise for a sec­ond mod­ern sequel.  In August 2006 , in an inter­view with the LA Times,  Alan Horn, Warner pres­i­dent, announced that they were hop­ing to com­plete a sequel to Super­man Returns for a 2009 release. Bryan Singer, direc­tor of Super­man Returns and other cult films such as X-men and Usual Sus­pects, echoed these sen­ti­ments at the 2006 San Diego Comic Con.

And in an inter­view with Super­Hero­Hype he said,

I’d like to build on the seeds that are planted, you know, expand upon rela­tion­ships, you’ve now got a child, you’ve got these other ele­ments, but also have the oppor­tu­nity to have the char­ac­ters more estab­lished to bring in some more action and have some more stuff going on. 

As of Octo­ber 2006 a deal between Singer and Warner was agreed.

Superman: Man of Steel Movie Chronicles August 14th, 2007

Wel­come to this fledg­ling blog that shall dis­cuss, inform and divulge all the lat­est Super­man movie details as they are unveiled, exposed or released. This site was launched on August 14th 2007.

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