Trivia for the comic:
- Executive Meddling: Ideas show up here from a 1998 pitch made by Grant Morrison, Mark Waid, and Mark Millar years ago for a bold revamp of Superman (the execs ultimately went for a more conservative revamp.) Naturally, Waid's Superman: Birthright and Millar's Superman: Red Son also borrow some from this pool of inspiration.
- What Could Have Been: Morrison toyed with the idea that Leo Quintum was an avatar of Lightray of the New Gods before deciding to simply make him a Canon Foreigner.
Trivia for the film:
- Actor Allusion / Casting Gag: Ed Asner plays Perry White. It wouldn't be the first time he played a sour, crusty newsman.
- Executive Meddling: The film was shortened to a pre-set 85 minute time frame, according to DC Animated policy.
- Role Reprisal: In the French dub, three of the voice actors reprised their roles from previous adaptations: