Superman Returns star Brandon Routh has revealed the first look of him reprising his role as the last son of Krypton in Crisis on Infinite Earths.
Brandon Routh is set to return as Superman after his brief appearance as the character in Superman Returns. It wasn’t the financial and critical success that the studio wanted, so Brandon Routh’s tenure as Superman was made brief. However, fans of the film were excited to hear that he would be returning to the role for Crisis on Infinite Earths. While details are brief on his return, we do have our first official look from the actor himself. In a new post on Instagram, the Crisis on Infinite Earths star shared the first official photo of him returning as Superman and he even has the character’s iconic curl.
The image revealed a silhouette of Brandon Routh preparing to wear the Superman costume once again. Brandon Routh’s Superman will be the Kingdom Come version of the character for Crisis on Infinite Earths and it is a safe bet that his costume will be similar to the one from the comics. Brandon Routh’s reprisal of the role in Crisis on Infinite Earths is sure to be one to remember.
When do you think we’ll get the first official look at Brandon Routh’s Kingdom Come Superman suit in Crisis on Infinite Earths? Sound off in the comments section below!
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.
In addition to the regular cast members of each Arrowverse series, Crisis on Infinite Earths will also feature appearances by Tyler Hoechlin as Superman, Brandon Routh as Clark Kent/Superman and Ray Palmer/The Atom, LaMonica Garrett as the Anti-Monitor, Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor, Tom Cavanagh as Pariah, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, Cress Williams as Black Lightning, Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne, Johnathon Schaech as Jonah Hex and Tom Welling as Clark Kent / Superman. Burt Ward is also on board in an undisclosed role.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Brandon Routh, Kingdom Come Superman and the Arrowverse crossover as we learn it!
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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.