McG's SUPERMAN: FLYBY - Awesome New Image Of Superman Maquette

McG's SUPERMAN: FLYBY - Awesome New Image Of Superman Maquette

Tim Burton JP, posted a new image of a Superman maquette from the defunct, Superman: Flyby. A film that would've starred Robert Downey Jr. as Lex Luthor, and been directed by McG ("Charlie's Angels"), based on a script written by J.J. Abrams ("Star Trek").

Update! Tim Burton JP (Facebook Page/Tumblr Page), has posted an image of a Superman maquette that they believed was from Nicolas Cage and Tim Burton's Superman Lives, but based on past images posted on Superman Homage, we can see producer, Jon Peters, posing with the maquette and it is identified as being from the Superman: Flyby production. As for the maquette itself, it is a model (usually made from clay) that is sculpted by a member of the art department, to give producers a 3D representation of a character from the film.

For those of you that aren't familiar with Superman: Flyby. It was a Superman film that was written by J.J. Abrams ("Super 8") in the early 2000's. Originally Brett Ratner ("Rush Hour") was attached to direct, but he was later replaced with music video savant, McG ("We Are Marshall"). You can read a brief breakdown the script below, or a more detailed version by clicking here.

Images Courtesy of Tim Burton JP


For More Superman: Flyby Info Click The Links Below
Concept Art #1, Concept Art #2, Concept Art #3 & Storyboards

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
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