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Commemorative bricks are currently available that will be placed around the base of the Metropolis, IL Lois Lane Statue dedicated to actress Noel Neill.

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Superman is the brainchild of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster who first envisioned the character in 1932 and later had his first appearance in Action Comics #1 in June 1938. What Jerry and Joe did not know at the time was that they had created a character that would become the signature icon of DC Comics and the most universally recognized hero in human history.

Since 1938, the character of Superman/Clark Kent has appeared in every imaginable media form including television, film, novelizations, and even a Broadway show.

Being Superman is the childhood fantasy of every little boy and girl (they of course want to be Supergirl). He is an enduring emblem of the American dream, the young immigrant who comes to the United States, embraces the culture and makes something of himself and enriches his adopted nation. He is a classical hero in the modern age who fights criminals, rescues the helpless and has a sense of morals and justice as strong and unshakeable as he is.

Since 1998, the Superman Super Site's mission statement has been to bring you all the latest news, updates, and information pertaining to the Man of Steel and the Superman universe in general.

It is a mission we are proud to maintain for all the fellow Superman fans of the world and everyone who visits our site because, without you, we would not exist.





The Superman Super Site recently had the opportunity to speak with author Gwenda Bond about her hit Young Adult novel, "Lois Lane: Fallout".

In the following exclusive interview, Bond discusses writing about such an iconic comic book character and what the future holds for the teenaged Lois Lane:

Your novel, "Lois Lane: Fallout" features a teenaged version of this iconic character. What led you to wanting to write about her younger years?

BOND: I was approached via my agent about whether I’d be interested in writing a teen Lois Lane. And the moment I heard that brief description of the concept, it made sense to me. I could instantly envision how the story could look and feel. Despite how long this character has been around, there’s so much about Lois’s history—particularly her formative years—that we haven’t seen explored in great depth. And the young adult genre has been in a golden age for some time now, filled with interesting, complicated, amazing girls in the spotlight. Lois Lane fits right in there. She deserves an origin story, just like any superhero (even if she’s sans superpowers).

Over the years, there have been many different versions of Lois Lane featured in such media as comics, film, and television. How did you approach taking on such a familiar character and what challenges did you face?

BOND: Lois Lane is one of the all-time great characters. So I was definitely intimidated and afraid I might mess the project up and disappoint her many fans. But once I got started, she’s such a great character that she took over in many ways. I did think a lot about the best versions of her, and about what it is that makes a good Lois (versus a less-good one). Ultimately, though, as soon as I started writing she was there, wanting something in every single scene and going after it. I have often joked that I plot these books by asking: “What Would Lois Lane Do?” But it’s true!

In the 75+ years since her first appearance in Action Comics #1, Lois Lane has certainly become a part of pop culture. What have been some of your favorite things in regard to writing about her?

BOND: She’s such an enduring figure, and means so much to so many people on a deeply personal level. She’s a gift to work with as a writer, as I’ve said. But one of the best things about getting to tell stories about her is also getting to hear from her fans and readers of the book what impact Lois—whether across the years or in Fallout—has had in their lives. I remember someone at an event telling me that she’d been bullied as a kid and that reading Fallout gave her a new appreciation for all the real-life Lois Lanes who’d stood up for her. Moments like that are my favorite.

Lois has always been an integral part of the overall Superman storyline. What are your thoughts on the Man of Steel and have you always been a fan of his as well?

BOND: I am a huge fan of Clark Kent and Superman, and of the Lois and Clark/Superman relationship. (Which is one reason I couldn’t pass up writing a version of young Clark and that either!) I’m also just a fan of the Superman mythos in general—it has always held appeal for me as having so much heart and humor mixed in with very high stakes and serious themes.

Your books focus on the young adult genre. What appeals most to you about this particular genre?

BOND: There’s so much freedom in YA as an author to tell many different kinds of stories and borrow from lots of different genres as long as you’re writing about teens. I always say, by the way, that I write about teens, not necessarily for them. At least, not exclusively. YA books—like all books—are for anyone who’s interested in them. There’s something very universal about writing this time in life that’s such a crucial part of forming our identities. I find greater immediacy there and less hand-wringing perhaps, but the themes and journeys we go through when we’re young play out again and again throughout our entire lives (who we want to be, what we want to do, who we love, what we do next). This is partly why so many adults read YA too, I think. YA is also a fantastic writer community to be a part of—it’s a very supportive field.

It was recently announced that the sequel to "Lois Lane: Fallout" will be coming out next year. What can you tell us about this next chapter in the series and any other titles you are currently working on?

BOND: Yes, I’m so excited to get people the next book in the series! Double Down will be out on May 1, 2016, the same time that Fallout releases in paperback. I don’t want to give away too much this early, but there will be more SkepticGirl1 and SmallvilleGuy (and more of TheInventor), plus more of Lois’s new friends and colleagues at the Daily Scoop. Her investigations this time around will take her into some very dangerous territory, with verrrrry high stakes for failure. *twirls fingers*

Thank you so much for taking the time to talk with us. "Lois Lane: Fallout" was an absolute thrill to read and we can't wait to see what happens next!

BOND: Thank you so much – and for the great questions!

"Lois Lane: Fallout" is currently available at Amazon.com and "Lois Lane: Double Down" is available for pre-order.

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"The Iron Giant" was released in theaters in 1999 and, while not an official Superman movie, features many key elements tied to the origins of the Man of Steel as well as the characters of the Superman universe.

Warner Bros. has now announced that the film will be returning to theaters under the title "The Iron Giant: Signature Edition" for two days only and will feature two all-new scenes. Check out the full press release below:

Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for the animated action adventure “The Iron Giant,” being re-released in theaters for a limited engagement this fall, remastered and enhanced with two all-new scenes as “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition.” This special screening comes to U.S. movie theaters on Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m. local time, with an encore event in select markets on Sunday, October 4 at 12:00 p.m. local time.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for the animated action adventure “The Iron Giant,” being re-released in theaters for a limited engagement this fall, remastered and enhanced with two all-new scenes as “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition.” This special screening comes to U.S. movie theaters on Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m. local time, with an encore event in select markets on Sunday, October 4 at 12:00 p.m. local time.

Tickets for “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” can be purchased online at www.FathomEvents.com, or by visiting participating cinema box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 500 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

When “The Iron Giant” arrived in theaters, it was hailed as an “instant classic” (Joe Morgenstern, The Wall Street Journal). “Imagine E.T. as a towering metal man, that’s the appeal of this enchanting animated feature” (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times). And the world soon learned another “giant” had arrived as well: filmmaker Brad Bird, who made his stunning directorial debut with this film and has gone on to win two Oscars, as well as worldwide acclaim for his work on both animated and live-action features.

Winner of nine Annie Awards, “The Iron Giant” is the tale of an unlikely friendship between a rebellious boy named Hogarth (voiced by Eli Marienthal) and a giant robot, voiced by a then little-known actor named Vin Diesel. The voice cast also included Jennifer Aniston and Harry Connick Jr.

Directed by Brad Bird, “The Iron Giant” was produced by Allison Abbate and Des McAnuff, adapted from poet Ted Hughes’ book, The Iron Man, with the screen story by Bird and the screenplay written by Tim McCanlies and Brad Bird. “The Iron Giant” was first released in the summer of 1999 by Warner Bros.

Following the re-release in theaters, a high-definition version of “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” will be available to purchase from digital retailers in the fall of 2015.

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An original copy of "Superman No. 1" signed by co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster has sold at auction for $31,070.

The rare comic - which retells Superman's origin and features a pin-up of the Man of Steel on the back cover - was featured in Heritage Auctions' recent "Comics & Comic Art Signature" auction and has seen its Overstreet value triple, or in high grades, even quadruple in recent years.

This copy was graded 1.8 by the CBCS (Comic Book Certification Services) and, in addition to Siegel and Shuster, features signatures by Joanne Siegel (the original model for Lois Lane) and actor Kirk Alyn who portrayed the Man of Steel in two Superman serials in the 1940's.

"Superman No. 1" is currently the third most valuable comic book title following "Action Comics No. 1" (first appearance of Superman) and "Detective Comics No. 27" (first appearance of Batman).

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CBS has released the following official press release for the upcoming pilot episode of "Supergirl" complete with a list of the full cast:

"Pilot" - After 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be, on the series premiere of SUPERGIRL, Monday, Oct. 26 (8:30-9:30 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. The series moves to its regular time period (8:00-9:00 PM) on Monday, Nov. 2.

SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El, Superman's (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be. Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents' help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later, at 24, Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant. She works alongside her friend and IT technician Winn Schott and famous photographer James Olsen, who Grant just hired away from the Daily Planet to serve as her new art director. However, Kara's days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw, head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl to fight crime.

REGULAR CAST:
Melissa Benoist (Kara Danvers/Supergirl)
Calista Flockhart (Cat Grant)
Chyler Leigh (Alex Danvers)
Mehcad Brooks (James Olsen)
David Harewood (Hank Henshaw)
Jeremy Jordan (Winslow "Winn" Schott)

GUEST CAST:
Laura Benanti (Alura)
Derek Mio (Hayashi)
Ben Begley (Tobey)
Faran Tahir (The Commander)
Owain Yeoman (Vartox)
Dean Cain (Dr. Jeremiah Danvers)
Helen Slater (Dr. Eliza Danvers)
Malina Weissman (Young Kara)
Jordan Mazarati (Young Alex)
Rick Garcia (Rick Garcia)
Leyna Nguyen (Leyna Nguyen)
Robert Gant (Zor-El)
Paul Stuart (Yale)
Nick Jaine (Another Staffer)
Sheila Collins (Passenger)
Chriss Anglin (Pilot)
Kinna Mcinroe (Waitress)
Briana Venskus (Tech Woman)
Julien Yuen (Terrified Teen)
Zayne Emory (Rick Malverne)
Mackenzie Brooke Smith (Female Student #1)
Jaidan Jiron (Female Student #2)
Tara Macken (Stunt Mother)

WRITTEN BY: Executive Producers Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Ali Adler
DIRECTED BY: Glen Winter

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An original Superman costume worn by the late George Reeves during the second season of "The Adventures of Superman" will be featured in the upcoming "Hollywood Auction 74" by Profiles in History.

The gray knit wool suit (with Berman's Hollywood label) consists of tunic with under-strap, leggings, dark brown trunks, tan leather belt with oval brass buckle, brown cape and brown leather suede boots with rear zipper closure. Stitched on both the chest of the tunic and back face of the cape is the signature stylized "S" insignia in dark brown on a field of crème. The muscle under-suit is constructed of a durable synthetic satin-like fabric with sculpted rubber torso, suggesting muscular pectoral, abdominal and bicep muscles.

Included with the costume is an original 35 x 16 inch fiberglass and steel flying pan rig which was created by special effects specialist Thol Simonson along with others on his team. Reeves would lay on the pan with his costume over it to conceal it from view and a hydraulic system would move him up and down and side to side while a blue-screen projection was running in the background to simulate flight.

Both the costume and the flying pan come with a letter of authenticity from Simonson who kept the costumes following the production of the groundbreaking show. The costume is in unrestored condition exhibiting small areas of surface abrasion and minor tears and staining from production use. The muscle torso under-suit exhibits numerous stains and applied patching (during production) under the arms, yet the rubber still remains supple.

The sequences of Superman in flight were the highlights of "The Adventures of Superman" legacy, and this vintage Superman costume with special effects flying rig represents the finest, most complete and historic costume in the history of television to be sold at auction.

"Hollywood Auction 74" takes place September 30th - Octobber 1st, 2015 in Calabasas, CA. Each days auction is scheduled to begin at 11:00AM (PST).

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Superman fans in the United Kingdom will have an opportunity to meet actress Sarah Douglas who will be appearing as a featured guest at the upcoming Bolton Comic-Con which takes place Saturday, September 5th at the Bolton Whites Hotel in the Greater Manchester town of Bolton, England.

Douglas is best remembered for her breakout role as Ursa in both Superman: The Movie (1978) and Superman: II (1980). And with good reason. For generations of audiences, this career-defining role helped bring in a slew of roles that took Sarah from her home-town of Stratford Upon Avon in England to the bright lights of Hollywood where she either starred in, or featured prominently, in a wide variety of high profile films and television shows, ranging from Conan The Destroyer (1984) alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, Return of Swamp Thing (1989) with screen legend Louis Jordan, hit show Falcon Crest for 2 seasons, the sci-fi classic mini-series V: The Final Battle (1984) and fan favourites Stargate SG1, Babylon 5, Remington Steele, and Magnum P.I.

Throughout the first decade of this century, Douglas has repeatedly appeared on the UK stage and tv, earning critical praise for her performances on the Open Air Shakespeare Tour and, more recently, in 2012 in The Hallowe’en Sessions. In addition, she is often to be found making guest appearances world-wide at conventions, something the actress feels is "a must" so she can remain connected to her fans.

Other guests scheduled to be in attendance alongside Douglas include Terry Malloy ("Dr. Who", "The Archers); Nicholas Vince ("Hellraiser", "Nightbreed"); and Jack Donnelly ("House of Anubis", "Atlantis").

For more information on the convention, please visit http://boltoncomic-con.co.uk.

Biography source: Sarah-Douglas.com

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DC Entertainment have announced the upcoming release of the "DC Comics Animated Movie/Graphic Novel Collection" slipcase set featuring six Blu-Ray/DVD/Ultraviolet titles from the DC Universe Animated Original Movie series and hardcover editions of the groundbreaking graphic novels that influenced them.

The new collection includes Blu-Ray/DVD editions of "Justice League War", "Batman: Year One", "Superman: Doomsday", "Batman: Gotham Knight", "Wonder Woman", and "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths".

Graphic novel titles included with the exclusive slipcase edition include "Batman: Black and White", "The Death of Superman", "Batman: Year One", "Justice League Origin", "JLA Earth 2", and "Wonder Woman: Gods and Mortals".

The collection is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com and retails for $144.99. It is scheduled to hit store shelves on October 13th, 2015.

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"The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened?" documentary film from writer/director Jon Schnepp chronicles the events surrounding the failed 1998 film "Superman Lives" which would have been based on the critically acclaimed comic book story, "The Death of Superman".

The film was ultimately cancelled by Warner Bros. only weeks before cameras were set to role and would have potentially starred Nicolas Cage as Superman, Christopher Walken as Brainiac, and Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor. Tim Burton was set to direct from a heavily edited original script written by Kevin Smith.

Now, through the fundraising efforts of Kickstarter as well as plenty of money out of his own pocket, Schnepp has managed to put together a very entertaining and insightful documentary that answers the questions surrounding "Superman Lives" and why it ultimately failed.

Fans are treated to first looks at production images and concept art from the film as well as interviews with practically everyone who was ever involved with the project. Kevin Smith kicks off things by offerring quite a bit of humorous - albiet adult language laced - insight in regard to his early meetings with hairdresser-turned-producer Jon Peters who had utterly insane demands such as no flying, no suit, and the infamous giant spider.

We also learn about other odd anecdotes in regard to Peters - from the man himself - such as an annoying habit of routinely bringing his four children into the production department because "kids are honest about their opinions" and his being such a martial arts aficionado to the point of putting a chokehold on a production designer just to prove a point.

In addition to Smith and Peters, others such as costume designer Colleen Atwood, concept artist Sylvain Despretz, and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura speak their minds about their experiences while working on "Superman Lives" and one comes away with a true sense of the amount of heart & soul each one put into their work while trying to make the film a reality.

Hands down, the biggest reward the documentary offers is never-before-seen footage of test fittings featuring actor Nicolas Cage in various versions of the redesigned Superman costume. Contrary to previously leaked still images from these videos which were not well-received, seeing actual footage of Cage moving around in the costume offers a whole new perspective on what could have been and it looks good!

There is also test footage of Superman in flight as well as landing through a combination of CGI and Cage himself. The result is truly spectacular and, combined with the test fittings footage, leaves you with the perception that seeing Cage as the Man of Steel on the silver screen really could have been accomplished and even turned out to be one of the best Superman films ever produced.

All-in-all, "The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened?" is a wonderful documentary and it is extremely evident that it was labor of love for Schnepp and all those involved with putting the film together.

The documentary is available for purchase here on Bluray, DVD, and digital format. If you are a Superman fan or a fan of superhero films in general, this is definitely one film you will want to add to your entertainment library.

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment have released the following new clip from "LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes - Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom" which officially hits store shelves today.

The clip features the Justice League in its first encounter with the Legion of Doom. Voices include Troy Baker (Batman), Mark Hamill (Sinestro), Nolan North (Superman), Khary Payton (Cyborg), Josh Keaton (Green Lantern), James Arnold Taylor (Flash), Grey Griffin (Wonder Woman) and Kevin Michael Richardson (Captain Cold).




In "LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes - Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom", crime is on the run as the newly formed Justice League keeps Metropolis safe and this makes evil genius Lex Luthor very unhappy. Together with Black Manta, Sinestro and a gang of ruthless recruits, Lex builds his own league and declares them the Legion of Doom. With this super powered team of terror and a plan to attack the top-secret government site, Area 52, can Lex finally be on the verge of victory? Sound the “Trouble Alert” and get ready for the bricks to fly when Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League face off against the world’s greatest Super-Villains! It’s the next all-new original movie from LEGO® and DC Comics.

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Continuing with their marketing campaign for "Supergirl", CBS has released the latest trailer for the upcoming television series featuring the iconic superheroine.

Titled "Her Story", the following trailer features previously released footage as well as a first look at actor Owain Yeoman as the villainous alien Vartox engaing in battle with Supergirl (Melissa Benoist):

"Supergirl" debuts on October 26th at 8:30PM on CBS before moving to its regular 8:00PM timeslot on November 2nd.

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Actor Jesse Eisenberg recently spoke with Collider.com about his latest film, "American Ultra". During the course of the interview, Eisenberg was also asked about his thoughts on being part of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" in which he will star as Lex Luthor. Here's an excerpt:

I do want to know what did you think it was going to be like being part of the movie, prior to signing on, and what has it been like having done the movie and sort of - because there is a huge amount of interest in the film. What's it been like for you?

Eisenberg: I've never been involved for something that is parsed to this degree. Whether it be something that someone says that has some tangential relation to the movie or the trailer images that are released. It was initially surprising and fortunately the movie is really wonderful. So when people are parsing what the individuals images maybe be, the takeaway is how interesting the movie looks and how wonderful it is. You know, the script is phenomenal. Written by Chris Terrio, who is just brilliant. And Zack Synder is just visually, masterful. And I think everything that's been released and parsed within an in of its life has been received so well.

Man of Steel is one of my favorite movies of the last few years. I love the movies so much. And everything I keep hearing about Batman v Superman is that Zack has crafted something wonderful. For you, when you were on set making it. Did you get the feeling that you were making this big movie? Or has Zack created this environment that has made you feel insulated from that kind of big budget, big movie pressure?

Eisenberg: The latter. Absolutely. The way he shoots things - at least, insofar as my scenes were concerned - was very specifically and very simply a lot of my scenes are dialogue driven and it felt like I was on any other kind of intimate movie set. So watching that trailer for the first time, was when I really got a good sense of the overall movie, the look, and I thought it was really incredible.

The environment on the set is one of respect and intimacy and allows the actors to do what actors do well even in the context of this huge and larger scope. And the production.

Visit Collider.com for the complete interview.

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DC Comics’ Lois Lane Returns in Lois Lane: Double Down from Switch Press

Second Book in the New Young Adult Series by Gwenda Bond

DC Comics’ iconic character Lois Lane will be back for more in Lois Lane: Double Down, the second book in a new series from Switch Press, the Young Adult imprint of Capstone. Following the success of the first book in the series, Lois Lane: Fallout, author Gwenda Bond returns with a new story of the adventures of a teenage Lois Lane, as she begins to discover her passion for journalism and become the character loved by generations of fans.

"Lois Lane is an icon, one of the most well-known and enduring figures in American pop culture--and for good reason,” says Bond. “She's a hero all of us can relate to. It's been a tremendous honor and a great pleasure to get to write about her in an all-new way, as a modern teenager, and I'm thrilled to be continuing her story in Double Down."

Lois Lane has been an integral part of the cultural landscape since her first appearance in Action Comics #1 in 1938, which also introduced the world to Superman. A super Super hero Hero without superpowers, the character has been featured in a dizzying number of comic books, films, and television shows.

“Switch Press has been thrilled with the critical and fan response to Lois Lane: Fallout and we are all excited to see the series continue with Double Down,” said Miles Stevens-Hoare, Managing Director of Capstone’s Global Trade business. The Lois Lane series is produced through Capstone’s licensing partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment.

In a starred review of Lois Lane: Fallout, Kirkus writes: “This first in a planned series gets plenty right. Lois is as fully rounded as she is in the comics, headstrong, capable and equipped with a solid moral compass . . . [a] lighthearted and playful tone permeates the novel, making for a nifty investigative mystery akin to Veronica Mars or Buffy the Vampire Slayer … a spectacular prose start for DC Comics’ spectacular lady.”

In The Comics Journal, comic book historian Tim Hanley writes: “Bond’s Lois is a distillation of the most compelling traits of past incarnations of Lois Lane. She’s got the brash ambition of 1938’s Lois, the crusader for truth and justice qualities embodied by Margot Kidder, and the snark and smarts of Dana Delany’s animated Lois. While she may just be a high school student, she’s very much the Lois Lane that fans know and love.”

Lois Lane: Double Down will be released on May 1, 2016.

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A Girl Scout Troop from Oklahoma recently had the opportunity to visit the set of the upcoming CBS television series "Supergirl" and also got to meet title character actress Melissa Benoist.

Benoist, in full Supergirl costume, posed for photos with the young scouts and shared the experience in the following posts from her Instagram feed:

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According to "The Death of Super Man Lives! - What Happened?" documentary director John Schnepp, Warner Bros. is supposedly eyeing George Miller for the "Man of Steel - Part II" director's chair.

"George Miller, he's doing Man of Steel 2," stated Schnepp in latest episode of Popcorn Talk's DC Movie News show. "Obviously Zack Snyder is doing Justice League 1 and 2, we already got James Wan doing Aquaman – Waterman I think they should change the title– but yeah I think George Miller is a perfect choice to do Man of Steel 2, he's going to bring so much to it."

While the events from "Man of Steel" will be a major focus of the storyline in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", Warner Bros. still has plans to put together a direct sequel to the 2013 blockbuster film and it would certainly be interesting to see Miller bring his unique style to the Superman universe.

As of this writing, Warner Bros. has yet to offer any confirmation or statement in regard to this latest news and it should be treated as strictly rumor for now.

Check out the complete Popcorn Talk episode below:

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The latest DC Comics ARTFX+ Statue from Kotobukiya returns to the pages of the New 52 with one of comics’ most famous villains of all-time, LEX LUTHOR! Featured in Superman stories since his debut in 1940, Alexander “Lex” Luthor has been a thorn in the Man of Steel’s side with his extreme intelligence and suspicion of the alien. At his most dangerous Lex dons a fearsome armored battlesuit packed with cutting edge technology, and that’s exactly how he’s presented in a fantastic new ARTFX+ Statue kicking off the Villains Forever series!

When the Crime Syndicate took over the Earth and subdued the Justice League in the pages of Forever Evil it was up to villains like Lex Luthor to fight back. He appears here just as he did in the comics, ready to take on any threat to his world domination. Luthor releases his inner fury in a tensed pose, legs bent and fists held up as he’s ready to strike. Lex’s resplendent metallic green and purple battlesuit covers his whole body except for his head, and is highly detailed with panels, overlapping plates, reinforced joints, his personal logo on his chest armor and more. The only part of his body exposed is the villain’s head, and under his gloriously bald pate Luthor scowls at his unworthy enemies.

Sculpted by Ikkei Jitsukata, Lex Luthor stands just under 8 inches tall (in the ARTFX+ 1/10th scale) and like all ARTFX+ statues he has magnets in his feet for extra stability on his included display base. Lex looks great in his shiny, high tech battlesuit and is a perfect addition to any villain or hero display; just don’t let him get too close to Superman!

The statue releases in February, 2016 and is currently available for pre-order for $59.99.

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Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara recently spoke to THR about his confidence in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and the studio's decision to delay the film's release from Summer, 2015 until March, 2016.

"It was a tough decision at the time because it was going to create a hole in 2015," stated Tsujihara. "But it was absolutely the right decision for the franchise, for DC and the movie. Having seen the movie multiple times, and again last night, I'm extremely confident it was the right decision to make the movie better. And it's so important for the studio to get the foundation right on DC."

Considering that "Batman v Superman" will feature the first on-screen appearances of such Justice League members as Wonder Woman, Aquaman and the Flash, Tsujihara could not be more spot-on in regard to the highly anticipated film needing to properly lay the foundation for the DC film franchise.

Judging by the film's trailers and what has been seen thus far, "Batman v Superman" will pull off this task with the greatest of ease and fans will be rewarded with a truly epic film.

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" premieres in theaters worldwide and IMAX on March 25, 2016.

Source: THR

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When Warner Bros. released the first full-length trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" at Comic Con Internation - San Diego, fans were quick to take notice of footage featuring Lex Corp in possesion of General Zod's corpse.

Now, in a recent interview with Vulture, actor Michael Shannon has revealed a few odd details on his supposedly deceased character's role in the highly anticipated film.

"I was in my costume, and I couldn't use my fingers because in the sequel I have flippers instead of hands," states Shannon in the Vulture article.

"So I had these wax flippers on my fingers, and I couldn't open the door, and I could hear Zack [Snyder, the director] being like, 'Where's Shannon? Where the f**k is he?' and the whole crew was standing around. I was like, knocking on the door with my flippers, 'Let me out of here!'"

The revelation that Zod will now have these strange appendages offers some confirmation to the long-standing rumor that Lex Corp uses either his corpse or DNA to create the unstoppable killing machine known as Doomsday.

Shannon did not elaborate any further on his role, saying: "I don't know what I am in the trailer. I could be a toaster, or a Porsche, I don't know."

All rumors and speculation will be answered when "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" premieres in theaters and IMAX on March 25, 2016.

Source: Vulture.com

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08/07: Writer Paul Dini (Superman: The Animated Series) born in 1957.
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