Superman Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th December 2013

Quote: "I want to find something where we can play sisters. We can do a chain thing: You write one scene, I'll write another, and we'll send it back and forth while I'm doing Superman." Amy Adams is eager to join forces with look-alike Jessica Chastain as she films the upcoming Man Of Steel sequel, Batman Vs. Superman.

1st July 2013

Fact: New Superman movie Man Of Steel is continuing to overpower the competition at the global box office, raking in over $500 million (£322.6 million) worldwide. The action adventure, starring British actor Henry Cavill as the superhero, is only the second film of 2013 to surpass the milestone - Iron Man 3 has taken over $1.2 billion globally since its release in April (13), making it the fifth highest-grossing movie of all time.

17th April 2012

Fact: The original cheque for $130 (£81.25) used to buy the Superman comic character from its original creators has been sold in an online auction for $160,000 (£100,000).

3rd August 2011

Fact: Laurence Fishburne is to play Daily Planet's no-nonsense editor Perry White in the upcoming Superman reboot Man Of Steel.

31st March 2011

Quote: "What I love about Lois Lane is that she’s been very consistently strong, successful, independent. I’m very attracted to that." Amy Adams on landing the role of Lois Lane in the new Superman movie.

9th February 2011

Fact: MAD MEN star Christina Hendricks will voice Superman's girlfriend Lois Lane in a new animated DVD. The curvy actress will join Anthony LaPaglia, Ed Asner and Frances Conroy in the upcoming All-Star Superman.

7th February 2011

Quote: "They're all false rumours. I don't know who launched them but it's not true." INGLORIOUS BASTERDS star Diane Kruger shoots down reports linking her to the new Superman movie.

1st February 2011

Tweet: "Just heard from my sister that Henry Cavill is going to be the new Clark Kent for the new Superman movie. All I have to say to the brilliant person behind that idea... bravo, bravo... he is beautiful." Singer Kelly Clarkson is thrilled British hunk HENRY CAVILL is the new SUPERMAN.

31st July 2008

Quote: "I have zero admiration for Superman. He's too white bread and he's always ahead of the game. Hellboy is always half a step behind..." HELLBOY II director Guillermo Del Toro has no respect for clean-cut comic book hero Superman.

24th July 2008

Quote: "I've had some big no's... The first was when I was up for INDIANA JONES and Steven Spielberg turned me down. The next came when I was up for Superman and they passed." David Hasselhoff on the blockbuster film roles he missed out on.

23rd June 2007

Quote: "As far as I know it is going to be called Superman: MAN OF STEEL. I have to get back to the gym. I've let myself go." Actor Brandon Routh prepares to suit up as Superman once more.

6th November 2006

Fact: Margot Kidder, the original Lois Lane in the Superman movies, felt she was a terrible choice to play the superhero's girlfriend and has always thought GREASE star Stockard Channing would have been a better option.

28th October 2006

Fact: The 1973 ultra-violent, cult thriller that launched the careers of director Brian De Palma and Superman star Margot Kidder is in the middle of a remake, starring Chloe Sevigny. Producer EDWARD R PRESSMAN has returned to oversee the new-look SISTERS, in which Sevigny plays a journalist who witnesses a murder.

5th September 2006

Fact: Ben Affleck watched 104 episodes of Superman - 52 in black and white and 52 in colour, to prepare for his role as SUPERMAN star George Reeves in the new film HOLLYWOODLAND.

29th August 2006

Quote: "I think Superman is my favourite superhero, because he's not just like a man that likes bats or got bitten by a spider. He is a Super Man." Former Busted singer MATT WILLIS explains his favourite comic book star.

4th August 2006

Quote: "I look exactly like Superman, with the tights and the cape and the muscles. There was no reason to release SUPERMAN RETURNS because we've totally covered it." Actor Jack Black describes why his wrestling outfit in new movie NACHO LIBRE should be a hit.

25th July 2006

Fact: Superman has landed his own set of wheel rims thanks to Bridge Tech Customs. The car accessory company has teamed up with the bosses of DC Comics, who own the rights to the Superman 'S' symbol, to create new 22 and 24-inch rims in chrome, black and silver.

21st July 2006

Fact: Superman producer Laura Ziskin will take charge of next year's (07) Oscars while working on the third Spider-Man movie. The double duty worked out fine for the producer back in 2002 when she oversaw the first Kodak Theatre-based Academy Awards and took charge of the first Spider-Man film.

7th July 2006

Fact: The first Superman film in 1978 was released before SUPERMAN RETURNS actress Kate Bosworth was born.

30th June 2006

Fact: The man who has thrilled tourists as Superman outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard for years is beloved folk singer Sandy Dennis' son CHRISTOPHER.

4th October 2005

Fact: <p>Nicolas Cage's baby son, KAL-EL COPPOLA CAGE, has been named after Superman's birth name. </p>


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