Originally Posted by robmx522
that would have been really stupid to have reeve in a wheelchair in a superman movie
He wouldn't have been in a wheelchair. Reeve's cameo would have actually had him walking in the film. It sounded really cool, actually.
This is what they had in mind at the time:
One last thing I am remembering; he said that he really wanted to have Reeve make a cameo, and that because they are shooting in Australia (this was his idea before Reeve passed away), he was going to try to do something similar to what was done for that SuperBowl commercial a few years ago; using CGI he was going to try to have Reeve make a cameo while walking! Really exciting stuff!
Here's the Super Bowl commercial that they were referring to: