History Trivia / ManOfSteel

27th Aug '17 2:02:44 PM nombretomado
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** ZackSnyder directed the film adaptations of ''Film/ThreeHundred'' and ''Film/{{Watchmen}}''.

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** ZackSnyder Creator/ZackSnyder directed the film adaptations of ''Film/ThreeHundred'' and ''Film/{{Watchmen}}''.



* ThrowItIn: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw08JBvYj7E In the soundtrack piece "Oil Rig"]], at about fifteen seconds in, you can faintly hear a young voice shout "Uh-oh!" That's ZackSnyder's daughter, whom he brought in to watch the recording session. It got picked up by the microphones, and was subsequently put into the final mix.

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* ThrowItIn: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw08JBvYj7E In the soundtrack piece "Oil Rig"]], at about fifteen seconds in, you can faintly hear a young voice shout "Uh-oh!" That's ZackSnyder's Creator/ZackSnyder's daughter, whom he brought in to watch the recording session. It got picked up by the microphones, and was subsequently put into the final mix.
7th Aug '17 5:47:06 PM Clock22
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** Creator/MattBomer was the initial first choice to play Superman, but [[http://www.justjared.com/2015/07/12/matt-bomer-almost-played-superman-in-man-of-steel/ negotiations fell apart]].
*** Creator/JoeManganiello had talks with Creator/ZackSnyder about playing Clark Kent, but ultimately commitments to Series/TrueBlood caused him to back down. Manganiello would later be cast as ComicBook/{{Deathstroke}} in the Film/DCExtendedUniverse.

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** Creator/MattBomer was the initial first choice to play Superman, but [[http://www.justjared.com/2015/07/12/matt-bomer-almost-played-superman-in-man-of-steel/ ultimately negotiations fell apart]].
*** Creator/JoeManganiello had talks with Creator/ZackSnyder about playing Clark Kent, Superman, but ultimately commitments to Series/TrueBlood caused him to back down. Manganiello would later be cast as ComicBook/{{Deathstroke}} in the Film/DCExtendedUniverse.



** Creator/CliveOwen and Creator/SeanPenn were considered for Jor-El.

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** Creator/CliveOwen and Creator/SeanPenn were both considered for Jor-El.
11th Jul '17 3:46:20 PM Clock22
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** A number of reboot ideas were thought up between ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace'' and ''Film/SupermanReturns'', including ones with Creator/TimBurton, Creator/KevinSmith and Creator/JJAbrams respectively involved.
** Henry Cavill was almost cast as Superman in 2004 for the reboot ''[[http://blogs.coventrytelegraph.net/thegeekfiles/2012/02/mcg-keen-to-see-henry-cavills.html Superman: Flyby]]'' (written by Creator/JJAbrams, with Creator/{{McG}} attached as director and Creator/RobertDowneyJr in talks for Lex Luthor), even getting down to the last two choices, [[DevelopmentHell before the project was redesigned]] as ''Film/SupermanReturns''. There's a picture of his screen test [[http://www.movieweb.com/news/henry-cavills-superman-flyby-screen-test-revealed in costume.]] The other top choice was none other than Creator/BrandonRouth, [[http://i.imgur.com/PDwjnm5.jpg who also screen-tested in costume.]] When [=McG=] left due to fear of flying on a plane (seriously), Creator/BryanSinger came onboard and changed the project to a sequel to the earlier Creator/ChristopherReeve films. He went with Routh because he looked more like Reeve.
** Creator/MarkMillar (with Creator/MatthewVaughn directing) wanted to do a three movie, eight hour epic that detailed Superman's entire life, from the early days on Krypton right up to when he's the last living thing on Earth as the Sun goes supernova.

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** A number of reboot ideas were thought up between ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace'' and ''Film/SupermanReturns'', including ones with Creator/TimBurton, Creator/KevinSmith and Creator/JJAbrams respectively involved.
** Henry Cavill
Creator/MattBomer was almost cast as Superman in 2004 for the reboot ''[[http://blogs.coventrytelegraph.net/thegeekfiles/2012/02/mcg-keen-to-see-henry-cavills.html Superman: Flyby]]'' (written by Creator/JJAbrams, with Creator/{{McG}} attached as director and Creator/RobertDowneyJr in talks for Lex Luthor), even getting down initial first choice to the last two choices, [[DevelopmentHell before the project was redesigned]] as ''Film/SupermanReturns''. There's a picture of his screen test play Superman, but [[http://www.movieweb.com/news/henry-cavills-superman-flyby-screen-test-revealed in costume.]] The other top choice was none other than Creator/BrandonRouth, [[http://i.imgur.com/PDwjnm5.jpg who also screen-tested in costume.]] When [=McG=] left due to fear of flying on a plane (seriously), Creator/BryanSinger came onboard and changed the project to a sequel to the earlier Creator/ChristopherReeve films. He went justjared.com/2015/07/12/matt-bomer-almost-played-superman-in-man-of-steel/ negotiations fell apart]].
*** Creator/JoeManganiello had talks
with Routh because he looked more like Reeve.
** Creator/MarkMillar (with Creator/MatthewVaughn directing) wanted
Creator/ZackSnyder about playing Clark Kent, but ultimately commitments to do a three movie, eight hour epic that detailed Superman's entire life, from Series/TrueBlood caused him to back down. Manganiello would later be cast as ComicBook/{{Deathstroke}} in the early days on Krypton right up Film/DCExtendedUniverse.
*** [[Series/OnceUponATime Colin O'Donoghue]], [[Film/{{Watchmen}} Matthew Goode]], and Creator/ArmieHammer were all shortlisted
to when he's play Superman before Creator/HenryCavill was cast in the last living thing on Earth eponymous role.
** Creator/AmandaSeyfried auditioned for Lois Lane, but was turned down in favor of Creator/AmyAdams.
***Creator/NataliePortman, [[Film/EasyVirtue Charlotte Riley]], Creator/AnneHathaway, Creator/DiannaAgron, Creator/KristenStewart, Creator/MalinAkerman, Creator/RachelMcAdams, Creator/MaryElizabethWinstead, Creator/KristenBell, Creator/OliviaWilde, Creator/MilaKunis and Creator/JessicaBiel were considered to play Lois Lane
as the Sun goes supernova.well.



** Creator/BenAffleck, of all people, was offered the chance to direct the film, but politely declined. He has portrayed the actor [[Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman George Reeves, whose roles included Superman,]] in the film ''Film/{{Hollywoodland}}'', and this involved wearing the suit. He eventually played Franchise/{{Batman}} in the DC Extended Universe.
** Creator/NataliePortman, Charlotte Riley, Creator/AnneHathaway, Creator/DiannaAgron, Creator/KristenStewart, Creator/MalinAkerman, Creator/RachelMcAdams, Creator/MaryElizabethWinstead, Creator/KristenBell, Lake Bell, Creator/OliviaWilde, Creator/MilaKunis and Creator/JessicaBiel were considered to play Lois Lane.
** Creator/AmandaSeyfried auditioned for a part but was turned down.
** Creator/JulianneMoore, Lisa Rinna, Creator/JodieFoster, Sela Ward and Elisabeth Shue were considered for the role of Martha Kent.

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** Creator/BenAffleck, of all people, was offered the chance to direct the film, but politely declined. He has portrayed the actor [[Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman George Reeves, whose roles included Superman,]] in the film ''Film/{{Hollywoodland}}'', and this involved wearing the suit. He eventually played Franchise/{{Batman}} in the DC Extended Universe.
** Creator/NataliePortman, Charlotte Riley, Creator/AnneHathaway, Creator/DiannaAgron, Creator/KristenStewart, Creator/MalinAkerman, Creator/RachelMcAdams, Creator/MaryElizabethWinstead, Creator/KristenBell, Lake Bell, Creator/OliviaWilde, Creator/MilaKunis and Creator/JessicaBiel were considered to play Lois Lane.
** Creator/AmandaSeyfried auditioned for a part but was turned down.
** Creator/JulianneMoore, [[Series/DaysOfOurLives Lisa Rinna, Rinna]], Creator/JodieFoster, [[Series/{{House}} Sela Ward Ward]], and [[Film/BackToTheFuture Elisabeth Shue Shue]] were considered for the role of Martha Kent.



** Creator/ConnieNielsen was considered for the role of Lara Lor-Van, and ended up playing Queen Hippolyta in ''Film/{{Wonder Woman|2017}}''. Julia Ormond was cast but dropped out, so Ayelet Zurer was cast in her place.



** Creator/ConnieNielsen was considered for the role of Lara Lor-Van, and ended up playing Queen Hippolyta in ''Film/{{Wonder Woman|2017}}''. Julia Ormond was cast but dropped out, so Ayelet Zurer was cast in her place.
** A number of reboot ideas were thought up between ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace'' and ''Film/SupermanReturns'', including ones with Creator/TimBurton, Creator/KevinSmith and Creator/JJAbrams respectively involved.
** Henry Cavill was almost cast as Superman in 2004 for the reboot ''[[http://blogs.coventrytelegraph.net/thegeekfiles/2012/02/mcg-keen-to-see-henry-cavills.html Superman: Flyby]]'' (written by Creator/JJAbrams, with Creator/{{McG}} attached as director and Creator/RobertDowneyJr in talks for Lex Luthor), even getting down to the last two choices, [[DevelopmentHell before the project was redesigned]] as ''Film/SupermanReturns''. There's a picture of his screen test [[http://www.movieweb.com/news/henry-cavills-superman-flyby-screen-test-revealed in costume.]] The other top choice was none other than Creator/BrandonRouth, [[http://i.imgur.com/PDwjnm5.jpg who also screen-tested in costume.]] When [=McG=] left due to fear of flying on a plane (seriously), Creator/BryanSinger came onboard and changed the project to a sequel to the earlier Creator/ChristopherReeve films. He went with Routh because he looked more like Reeve.
** Creator/MarkMillar (with Creator/MatthewVaughn directing) wanted to do a three movie, eight hour epic that detailed Superman's entire life, from the early days on Krypton right up to when he's the last living thing on Earth as the Sun goes supernova.
** Creator/BenAffleck, of all people, was offered the chance to direct the film, but politely declined. He has portrayed the actor [[Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman George Reeves, whose roles included Superman,]] in the film ''Film/{{Hollywoodland}}'', and this involved wearing the suit. He eventually played Franchise/{{Batman}} in the DC Extended Universe.



** Matt Bomer was the initial first choice to play Superman, but [[http://www.justjared.com/2015/07/12/matt-bomer-almost-played-superman-in-man-of-steel/ negotiations fell apart]] and he left the role.
10th Jul '17 7:06:55 AM Saveelich
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** ''Creator/BenAffleck'' was offered the chance to direct the film, but politely declined. He has portrayed the actor [[Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman George Reeves, whose roles included Superman,]] in the film ''Film/{{Hollywoodland}}''. This involved wearing the suit.

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** ''Creator/BenAffleck'' Creator/BenAffleck, of all people, was offered the chance to direct the film, but politely declined. He has portrayed the actor [[Series/TheAdventuresOfSuperman George Reeves, whose roles included Superman,]] in the film ''Film/{{Hollywoodland}}''. This ''Film/{{Hollywoodland}}'', and this involved wearing the suit.suit. He eventually played Franchise/{{Batman}} in the DC Extended Universe.
12th Jun '17 8:45:59 PM MasterHero
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* NamesTheSame: This World Engine has nothing to do with the [[WesternAnimation/ShadowRaiders intricate machines that allow planets to move across space]].
8th Jun '17 7:43:28 AM chasemaddigan
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* ShowAccuracyToyAccuracy: Russell Crowe remarked that the action figure of him looks more like Kenny Rogers.
7th Jun '17 1:37:44 AM AmuckCricetine
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** Henry Cavill was almost cast as Superman in 2004 for the reboot ''[[http://blogs.coventrytelegraph.net/thegeekfiles/2012/02/mcg-keen-to-see-henry-cavills.html Superman: Flyby]]'' (written by Creator/JJAbrams, with Creator/{{McG}} attached as director and Creator/RobertDowneyJr in talks for Lex Luthor), even getting down to the last two choices, [[DevelopmentHell before the project was redesigned]] as ''Film/SupermanReturns''. There's a picture of his screen test [[http://www.movieweb.com/news/henry-cavills-superman-flyby-screen-test-revealed in costume.]] The other top choice was none other than Creator/BrandonRouth, [[http://i.imgur.com/PDwjnm5.jpg who also screen-tested in costume.]] When [=McG=] left due to fear of flying on a plane (seriously), Creator/BryanSinger came onboard and changed the project to a sequel to the earlier Christopher Reeve films. He went with Routh because he looked more like Reeve.
** Mark Millar (with Matthew Vaughn directing) wanted to do a three movie, eight hour epic that detailed Superman's entire life, from the early days on Krypton right up to when he's the last living thing on Earth as the Sun goes supernova.

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** Henry Cavill was almost cast as Superman in 2004 for the reboot ''[[http://blogs.coventrytelegraph.net/thegeekfiles/2012/02/mcg-keen-to-see-henry-cavills.html Superman: Flyby]]'' (written by Creator/JJAbrams, with Creator/{{McG}} attached as director and Creator/RobertDowneyJr in talks for Lex Luthor), even getting down to the last two choices, [[DevelopmentHell before the project was redesigned]] as ''Film/SupermanReturns''. There's a picture of his screen test [[http://www.movieweb.com/news/henry-cavills-superman-flyby-screen-test-revealed in costume.]] The other top choice was none other than Creator/BrandonRouth, [[http://i.imgur.com/PDwjnm5.jpg who also screen-tested in costume.]] When [=McG=] left due to fear of flying on a plane (seriously), Creator/BryanSinger came onboard and changed the project to a sequel to the earlier Christopher Reeve Creator/ChristopherReeve films. He went with Routh because he looked more like Reeve.
** Mark Millar Creator/MarkMillar (with Matthew Vaughn Creator/MatthewVaughn directing) wanted to do a three movie, eight hour epic that detailed Superman's entire life, from the early days on Krypton right up to when he's the last living thing on Earth as the Sun goes supernova.



** Dennis Quaid, Creator/BruceGreenwood, Michael Biehn and Creator/KurtRussell were considered for the role of Jonathan Kent.

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** Dennis Quaid, Creator/DennisQuaid, Creator/BruceGreenwood, Michael Biehn Creator/MichaelBiehn and Creator/KurtRussell were considered for the role of Jonathan Kent.


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** Creator/CliveOwen and Creator/SeanPenn were considered for Jor-El.
3rd Jun '17 1:47:45 PM Darthman616
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* FollowTheLeader: Though not set in the same continuity, the direction Warner Bros. took this film in trying to created a more grounded and serious version of the mythos was informed by the prior success of their Batman films directed by ''Film/ChristopherNolan'' starting with ''Film/BatmanBegins'' who went on to be a writer for this one.

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* FollowTheLeader: Though not set in the same continuity, the direction Warner Bros. took this film in trying to created a more grounded and serious version of the mythos was informed by the prior success of their Batman films directed by ''Film/ChristopherNolan'' Creator/ChristopherNolan starting with ''Film/BatmanBegins'' who went on to be a writer for this one.
3rd Jun '17 1:46:21 PM Darthman616
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* FollowTheLeader: Though not set in the same continuity, the direction Warner Bros. took this film in trying to created a more grounded and serious version of the mythos was informed by the prior success of their Batman films directed by ''Film/ChristopherNolan'' starting with ''Film/BatmanBegins'' who went on to be a writer for this one.
29th May '17 10:35:32 PM DoctorRayman
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* RoleReprisal: In the French dub, Superman is voiced by Adrien Antoine, reprising his role from ''Film/SupermanReturns''.
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