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Superman: The Man of Steel is a cancelled sequel to the 2006 film Superman Returns. The film was to have Brandon Routh return as the title character. It was scheduled for a mid-2009 release.

PlotEdit

Brainiac follows Superman back to Earth and it would later reveal that the bank robber who shot Superman in Returns is Metallo.

Why It Was CancelledEdit

  1. Bryan Singer was going to direct the Jack the Giant Killer.
  2. Brandon Routh and the other stars went on to do other projects.
  3. Warner Brothers was disappointed with the box office returns of Superman Returns, despite it being a hit.

ResultEdit

  • The film was permanently cancelled.
  • Warner Brothers released Man of Steel in 2013 as a second reboot film that had no connection to Returns and was completely different from the previous film.

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