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Superman by Andrew Milito (based on characters from DC Comics)

Part one of Volume I my DC Cinematic Universe “rebirth” series.

The film would be a traditional origin story of the Kryptonian Kal-El, who, as a newborn infant, is sent to Earth by his parents Jor-El and Lara Lor-Van as their home planet faces impending destruction. On Earth, he is adopted by a rural Kansas couple, Jonathan and Martha Kent, and assumes the identity of Clark Kent. As he settles into his new home on Earth, he balances a life of newspaper journalism at the Daily Planet alongside reporter Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, and editor Perry White, and a life of discovering his Kryptonian powers and putting them to use for benevolence… and the occasional hijinks.

What would make my version of Superman differ from other cinematic iterations of the character is that the film would not feature a traditional antagonist or huge action setpieces. While Lex Luthor would be established in this universe, he would not directly battle with Superman in the film: instead, the story would be a mostly small, introspective look at Superman and his ethos, as well as his relationships with Lois, Jimmy, Perry, Jonathan and Martha, etc.

Main inspirations: Max Landis' “Superman: American Alien” run, with elements of “Superman: Birthright”.

Rated PG-13 for sequences of action, and some language.

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Jeff Nichols 40% 
  2. 2. J.a. Bayona 20% 
  3. 3. Joe Cornish 20% 
  4. 4. George Miller 20% 

Cast Results

Kal-El/Clark Kent/Superman Total Votes: 12

  1. 1. Alex Russell 33% 
  2. 2. Matthew Goode 16% 
  3. 3. Anton Yelchin 16% 
  4. 4. David Corenswet 8% 
  5. 5. Benjamin Walker 8% 
  6. 6. David Guintoli 8% 
  7. 7. Billy Magnussen 8% 

Lois Lane Total Votes: 8

  1. 1. Mary Elizabeth Winstead 25% 
  2. 2. Ana de Armas 12% 
  3. 3. Karen Gillan 12% 
  4. 4. Emmy Rossum 12% 
  5. 5. Robin Tunney 12% 
  6. 6. Kate Mara 12% 
  7. 7. Rachel McAdams 12% 

Jonathan Kent Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Harrison Ford 33% 
  2. 2. Jeff Daniels 16% 
  3. 3. Billy Campbell 16% 
  4. 4. Albert Finney 16% 
  5. 5. Jeff Bridges 16% 

Martha Kent Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Julianne Moore 33% 
  2. 2. Michelle Pfeiffer 33% 
  3. 3. Lea Thompson 16% 
  4. 4. Jessica Lange 16% 

Lex Luthor Total Votes: 10

  1. 1. Joaquin Phoenix 30% 
  2. 2. Bryan Cranston 30% 
  3. 3. Corey Stoll 20% 
  4. 4. Woody Harrelson 10% 
  5. 5. Mark Strong 10% 

Perry White Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Bruce Campbell 50% 
  2. 2. Alec Baldwin 16% 
  3. 3. Christopher Walken 16% 
  4. 4. Hugh Laurie 16% 

Jimmy Olsen Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Will Poulter 66% 
  2. 2. Lucas Hedges 16% 
  3. 3. Jamie Bell 16% 

Jor-El Total Votes: 6

  1. 1. Sean Bean 33% 
  2. 2. Ethan Peck 16% 
  3. 3. Matt Smith 16% 
  4. 4. Gerard Butler 16% 
  5. 5. Daniel Day-Lewis 16% 

Lara Lor-Van Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Emily Blunt 40% 
  2. 2. Jennifer Connelly 20% 
  3. 3. Carla Guingo 20% 
  4. 4. Lena Headey 20% 

Kal-El/Clark Kent (age 13) Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Jaeden Lieberher 100% 

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