Superman Movies

Superman Movies 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.
Film Sketchr has posted some wonderfully illustrated concept art that artist Jeff Julian designed for Bryan Singer's rather dull take on the Man of Steel, Superman Returns. Check it out.
MTV Winner for Best Hero Award goes to Henry Cavill for his role in... "White House Down"?
Henry Cavill aka Superman triumphed over several other heroes last night to take home the Best hero Award while The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug won Best Fight. Come check out the details, and some of the other winners!
Here I will look at Man of Steel and tell my opinion of where it stands in the history of superhero movies.
Hard to believe, but Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron ("Children of Men") originally shot an opening scene for Gravity that included a cameo by the Man of Steel, Superman. Too bad the brass at Warner Bros. rejected this version. Check it out.
As you may have guessed following the events of Man of Steel, Noah star Russell Crowe's time as Jor-El has indeed come to an end, and the actor confirms in the following video interview that he won't return, while also sharing his thoughts on the direction of the sequel. Check it out!
Noah director Darren Aronofsky came close to helming The Wolverine, but did you know that he was also in talks to take the reigns of Man of Steel for Warner Bros.? Hit the jump to hear the critically acclaimed filmmaker's thoughts on all that and more...
ET caught up Matt Reeve, the son of the Late Great Christopher Reeve and he talks about his father's legacy as well as his thoughts on the new Superman, Henry Cavill. Hit the Jump to check it out!
This movie gets tons of hate for no reason... but whats so bad?
Storyboard Artist Jay Olivia, also known for directing Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox and Justice League: War, has released a couple of his storyboards from Man of Steel. It looks like Zack Snyder translated them well! Check out the images below.
Most people would love to know what it's like to be the Man of Steel and now you can with this new video, "Superman With A GoPro." Hit the jump to experience flying into the heavens and rescuing the good citizens of Metropolis.
Costume designer Michael Wilkinson on the changes for Batman vs. Superman. Talks Costume for the Man of Steel & More. Check it out After the Jump!
After a 48-year wait, London's All Star Productions is debuting composer Charles Strouse's Broadway musical, It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman at London's Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre. Until 22 March, 2014.
Of all the complaints made about Bryan Singer's Superman Returns, it's rare that you ever see anyone criticising Kevin Spacey's take on Lex Luthor. Now, the House of Cards star shares his thoughts on Jesse Eisenberg taking on the role in Batman Vs. Superman!
Finally finished up another viewing of one of the most debated CBMs. Check out how the film holds up...*Non spoilers*
It looks like another site has voted Zack Snyder's Superman reboot as the best movie of 2013; Screen Crush 2nd Annual Fan Choice Award. Click on for more details and leave your thoughts in the usual place.
The Facebook team looks back at the Man of Steel. While the facebook team reminices, there is more to be revealed that someone is watching, Lex Luthor.
Is filming just around the corner or delayed indefinitely? Is this the (rumored) Superman-In-Exile look or Cavill just chilling out? Check out the pictures and let us know what you think
Smallville's, Supergirl, Laura Vandervoort is the latest CBM heroine to grace the cover of Maxim. Come take a look at her spellbinding photos and check out a behind the scenes interview as she promotes her new werewolf drama, Bitten.
If you were wondering whether Jesse Eisenberg has been getting into shape for his role or whether he is already in Michigan, here is your chance to find out. These are the first images of Eisenberg since the announcement that he is playing Superman's archenemy Lex Luthor.
For decades Superman movies have been gracing the big and small screen. But with Superman VS Batman in the future, which is sure to be filled with many Epic moments,what has been the most epic moment for the Man of Steel up until now? Here are just a few of Kal-El most famous moments. You be the judge.
X-Men Bryan Singer reveals why he would have approached Man of Steel differently and comments on his decision to not cast Henry Cavill in Superman Returns. Check it out!
X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer reveals what he would do differently if he could go back and remake Superman Returns, going on to reveal that 'Darkseid' would have been the main villain in a "pretty world-destroying" sequel. Hit the jump for details!
The third trailer has hit for the Christopher Miller and Phil Lord helmed Epic Adventure, yet fun for all ages, The Lego Movie, which parodies the third trailer for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, of course, with Hans Zimmer's amazing theme in the background. Check it Out after the Jump!
In this excerpt from the final installment of a series of articles, Director/Storyboard Artist/Producer Jay Oliva continues to go behind the scenes on the Superman 75th Anniversary animated short. The discussion covers Doomsday to Henry Cavill's Man of Steel and beyond.