The Old Official Superman Casting Thread

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The Next Superman Film: Cast Your Superman

  1. Brandon Routh

  2. Tom Welling

  3. Henry Cavill

  4. Michael Trucco

  5. Other

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  1. Bulletproof Registered

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    Agreed Tim,
    Cavill has grown into the perfect Superman option.

    I see your point on Hathaway maybe not being spunky enough, I like her because she could portray Lois as being SMART and a capable woman which I think only the animated series really captured well.
     
  2. Bulletproof Registered

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    Damon would make a better Daredevil, although I would like to see Micheal C. Hall in the role. In fact after watching the first Bourne movie I thought "They got the wrong one to be Daredevil"
     
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    I can see Hathaway for Lois, she would be great but I can see Sophia Bush as Lois, something about her gets my attention.
     
  4. SatEL Registered

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    I am curious now but in what way? Besides him having the bone structure facially and been able to pass for a quaterback and been 6,3 sure he doesnt look like supes.
     
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    Sophia Bush isn't a good actress, but someone in her vein and with a lot more talent would be great. It still amazes me how miscast Bosworth was.
     
  6. I SEE SPIDEY Registered

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    I think that Hathaway would be great personally. There is an intellengence and spunk about her and she wouldn't have to dye her hair or wear a wig.
     
  7. Timstuff Registered

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    It was a combination of Bosworth's miscasting, and Singer's poor writing / directing that truly killed the character in that movie. I wouldn't have even known she was playing Lois if she didn't work at the Daily Planet and no-one called her by name.
     
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    His facial features are mildly horse-like. I realize it sounds stupid, but he has a pretty long face and if you compare pictures you'll see it. I believe back when the Routh/Welling wars were at their peak, people would actually poke fun at this.

    Agreed. She's shown some great versatility in her roles, and she was absolutely glowing in 'Get Smart'. I don't know if she'd be my ideal Lois (she has some pretty exaggerated features), but I can accept her.

    It was definitely moreso of the actual writing. Bosworth didn't have much chance to add spunkiness to a character that didn't have any.
     
  9. Compi716 The SHH! Jew

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    Yes! I've always supported Bomer.
    [​IMG]

    Though I'd still like Routh to reprise the role.
     
  10. I Am The Knight Voil√°!

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    I'm liking Cavill more and more :up:
     
  11. Super Kal Proud Conservative

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    I still say Michael Trucco
     
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    I love Tom Welling as Superman, but most likely he will never be in a Superman movie... I think Cavill would be amazing.
     
  13. Superark The Purveyor of Good

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    I think the casting for the new Superman will be a horrendous process. I think it all depends on who the new director is.
     
  14. Lobo Liv is Life

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    And don't forget that it will go from Routh vs Welling to Routh vs Welling vs New Guy
     
  15. GreenKToo In the fire

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    *IF* it's truly a reboot then I wonder if they want a younger actor for supes? or an older one to show a more established Superman?
    If it's younger, then Cavill.
    Older, then Trucco.
     
  16. Superark The Purveyor of Good

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    Well it seems a lot of the time they don't go with who the fans are talking about.

    I think it all depends on who the director is. They could go for an established actor.

    It's going to be hard for me not to picture Routh in the role
     
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    Worst thread ever.
    At this point we don't even know what kind of movie can we expect.

    IMO it would be more interesting a debate about the release date. I'm still for a 2010 release date.
     
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    True, it does all depend on the director. In Singer's case, he was so stuck on emulating Donner that he didn't want to cast anyone but an unknown. A new director, however, will hopefully be open to actors like Cavill and Trucco who have some recognition but aren't household names.
     
  19. Superark The Purveyor of Good

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    It's something like that that I'm worried about.
     
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    I really don't want to see an extended origin sequence again.. if they can introduce it in the opening credits, fine.. but they don't need to hire Sean Connery as Jor-El or something and have it be this expensive drawn out thing that's already been done quite well once before...
     
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    Well I for one would like to see krypton on film, I am not content with a 30yr old version of krypton.
     
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    i demand maniups!!!!
     
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  25. Bad Superman World's Grimmest Hero

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    Cavill would be awesome, but I think he's tied up with The Tudors. What projects has Michael Trucco worked on? He seems familiar but I can't place him.
     
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