A stunning fan design reveals what Brandon Routh could end up looking like as Kingdom Come Superman for the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event on The CW.
During this past San Diego Comic-Con, The CW announced that Brandon Routh will officiate return as Superman in the upcoming Crisis on Infinite Earths Arrowverse crossover. This makes the first time that Brandon Routh will return to the cape and red trunks since his first go in Superman Returns. Brandon Routh never got a chance to play Superman again in a sequel to that film, but he’s getting the opportunity to play the Kingdom Come version of the Man of Steel in the upcoming crossover.
A first look at Brandon Routh in the Kingdom Come Superman outfit is expected to make its debut online before the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover begins in December. As fans wait, Instagram artist George Evangelista has created a cool concept design that reveals how great Brandon Routh’s Kingdom Come Superman could look on the small screen. Drop down below to check out the Crisis on Infinite Earths concept with Brandon Routh.
Do you think Brandon Routh’s Kingdom Come Superman costume will stick close to the source material? Will this version of Superman be the same one Brandon Routh played in Superman Returns? Scroll down below to drop your thoughts in the comments section!
Written by Mark Waid and Alex Ross, Kingdom Come was a four-issue series published under DC’s Elseworlds imprint. Set in the year 2020, Kingdom Come follows an older Superman as he attempts to rein in a new generation of reckless vigilantes and inspire them to adopt the ideals of past superheroes.
Crisis on Infinite Earths has been teased since the very first episode of Grant Gustin’s The Flash, where a newspaper headline from the year 2024 revealed the Barry Allen’s fate was to disappear during a “crisis.” However, the fifth season finale of The Flash accelerated this when the original newspaper headline changed the date of the event from 2024 to 2019. To add to this, the seventh season finale of Arrow set up Oliver Queen’s role in the next crossover by having him join the Monitor on a mission to warn other worlds of the crisis, as part of the arrangement Oliver made in order to save the lives of both The Flash and Supergirl.
Crisis On Infinite Earths will span two quarters and consist of Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman. The Arrowverse crossover will launch with three episodes in December before concluding with two additional episodes in January.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Brandon Routh, Superman, and the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover!
‘Joker’: Check Out Every Image From The Joaquin Phoenix Movie
Warner Bros.' upcoming standalone Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix is just over six weeks away from hitting theaters so we've rounded up all of the film's official images showing off the next Clown Prince of Crime.
Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix is set to be an origin story. The gritty and grounded crime film directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover) is set in 1980s Gotham City follows Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck, a failed 1980s comedian that becomes The Joker after he bombs with audiences. The film will serve as DC's first outing beyond its the current cinematic universe since it was launched by Zack Snyder in 2013 with Man of Steel in order to create new and unique storylines as the studio expands DC canon.
So far, Warner Bros. has released official images from the film featuring Joaquin Phoenix along with Robert De Niro who plays talk show host Murray Franklin, as well as Zazie Beetz' Sophie Dumond, who appears to be a love interest of Joaquin Phoenix's Joker in the film. You can check out all of the officially released stills from Joker in the gallery below!
Directed by Todd Phillips from a script he co-wrote with Scott Silver, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.
“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.
Joker will be released in theaters on October 4, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Joaquin Phoenix, Joker, and the future of the DC slate as we learn it.