• Some Big Stars Were Up For The Role of SUPERMAN in Richard Donner's Film, But Here's How Christopher Reeve Landed It

    7 days ago - By GeekTyrant

    Christopher Reeve 's Superman is my all-time favorite portrayal of the character. He was just so damn charming! He had an infectious smile and a twinkle in his eye. The guy was Superman! But, when Richard Donner was brought on to direct the film, the studio had other ideas. They wanted a big star in the role and tried to get Robert Redford , Paul Newman , Burt Reynolds , and Sylvester Stallone on board! Donner actually ended up meeting with Stallone, and when talking about that experience, he said: “I met with Sylvester Stallone because of them. I tried to be nice and say, ‘This is wrong.'...
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