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Old 01-29-2013, 02:48 PM   #659
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Default Re: TMOS Set & Official Photo Thread - Discussion Welcome - Part 9

Originally Posted by FilmNerdJamie View Post
Having spoken to people who worked on the movie, that is not the case.
Just to add my two cents. Superman has a certain look so it shouldn't surprise anyone that Reeve, Routh and Cavill all bear a resemblance to one another. They have all been made to look like Superman. In my mind, Reeve did not define what Superman should look like. Reeve simply looked like Superman.

I don't think that G. Reeves looked much like the Superman of the modern era, but he did have the qualities of a 1950's Superman with slicked back hair and a broader, less angular jaw.

While I enjoyed Dean Cain, I think his Clark looked better than his Superman.

To sum up (because I have started to ramble), I think the three big budget franchises and to some extent, Smallville, chose actors who all had the basic features of the Superman character.

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