Concept Art Of McG & J.J. Abrams' SUPERMAN: FLYBY

Concept Art Of McG & J.J. Abrams' SUPERMAN: FLYBY

Film Sketchr has posted some Superman: Flyby concept art that entertainment illustrator Jim Martin created. He was also provided with some information about the images. Come check it out.

In 2004, Henry Cavill was cast by McG ("Charlie's Angels") to play Superman/Clark Kent in his unproduced Superman film, Superman: Flyby. A film that was written by J.J. Abrams ("Star Trek Into Darkness") and would've also starred Robert Downey Jr. as Lex Luthor. This took place two years before Bryan Singer's Superman Returns. What killed McG's Superman: Flyby? McG would later reveal that his fear of flying grounded the production. Warner Bros. wanted the film to shoot in Australia for cost-savings, while McG wanted it to be shot entirely in North America. Which of course would've kept him traveling on a plane. Don't feel too bad for Cavill, it only took him a decade but he finally suited up as Superman for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, and will reprise the role for Batman Vs. Superman.
STORY: Young PRINCE KAL-EL is rocketed to Earth in an effort for Jor-El to allow Kal-El to fufill the prophecy of being the chosen Kryptonian to end a century old Civil War.

On Earth Kal-El is found by the KENTS a kindly couple who's hopes were to be parents. After surviving the years Kal-El now Clark Kent's life is shown through a series of scenes showcasing his life before Superman which leads right up to the moment he meets Lois Lane at a Metropolis College. All the while the young TY-ZOR Cousin to Clark Kent goes from Planet to Planet in search of his Cousin in hopes of killing him and crushing the war. When he arrives to Earth he discovers his Cousin has become SUPERMAN Earth's greatest protector and the two engage in a battle for the Earth it self. - CBM's Robert Garlen

Concept Art by Jim Martin, via Film Sketchr

First image looks surprisingly like Brandon Routh floating over metropolis in Superman Returns

Jor-El in a Kryptonian prison, moments before he commits suicide

Birth mother (Lara) hides from Ty-Zor in modest home. She later is killed.

Metropolis - Daily Planet

Superman saves the President and Air Force One.

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