Will Smith Offered Superman Role Before Hancock!
Will reveals that he was asked to play the last son of Krypton prior to Hancock, but was quick to turn it down because he didn't think people would go for a race-revamped Superman.
Will Smith says he thinks the nihilistic and self-destructive anti-superhero Hancock is more suited to him than traditional heroes like Superman.
"Hancock is dark but he's fun," the 39-year-old actor told MTV.com
"You can get away with all kinds of things if it's funny. It's like staying on that edge of comedy, which is what I think is the beauty of this movie."
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