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Old 02-18-2013, 11:55 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Dr. View Post
For a good stretch, the Superman movie rights were never 100% within WB’s control. After Cannon Films’ SIV, the rights reverted back to the Salkinds. Finally, WB reacquired them in the early 90s (producing L&C); and by the mid-to-late 90s they were looking at a new film (Superman Lives). So it wasn’t as if WB didn’t care about the property.
Right. Legal and practical issues. Still took longer that you'd think with a property like that.

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