The former Superman will get his chance to play another major DC superhero when he joins the CW's Arrow in a recurring role as Ray Palmer, aka The Atom!
Wow, that's not something I expected. It's going to be tough for some to not see him as Superman, especially since he's been in a DC property before. Oh well, if Chris Evans can do it, so can Routh.
I like Brandon Routh. I'm hoping this is something that he can do for a while.
I like Routh too! I think he was good for the Superman role, and the problem wasn't with him, but in the film's story.
Exactly. I thought he was an awesome Superman. I love Henry Cavil though don't get me wrong.
OMG am I glad to see many comments here thinking the same thing as me all along that Brandon Routh was a great Superman. I always think that he was perfect for the role and I don't know what many hate so much about Superman Returns because I totally love it. enough for me to watch it over and over more than I watch the Avengers even! it's not top notch per se but still a good one and really shows what being a Superman really is! the emo direction that the Cavil Superman brings with him doesn't really fit well with the Superman image and I think Man of Steel is overrated! watched it twice and I'm done! It doesn't really matter now what I think because Cavil is keeping the job but add Afflect as Batman...I really don't have high hope for the Versus movie. might be just another CGI ridden BS incoming!
I loved it and thought Brandon was perfect for the role as well. Absolutely no issue with Henry Cavil either; he was outstanding.
Routh was just in a really bad Superman movie. Odd looking costume, way to skinny & baby faced. It was a sequel, prequel, reimagining of the Donner flicks. Lex was prostituting himself to rich old ladies. Superman had a kid & was apparently a crappy father. As a continuation of the Donner flicks i think it was doomed from the start. But yeah his career was hurting for a while. He's not a bad actor so i'm glad the Arrow guys gave him such an awesome opportunity.
Thats epic news! I enjoyed Superman Returns for what it was. Felt more like a slow paced episode in the grand story of Superman, sure, but it was still good. Although I wonder if he's gonna be just Ray Palmer, or if he's going to have The Atom's abilities and ppersona.
Pretty awesome! Routh was a great Superman and I fought for him to come back right up to the very second I saw Cavil doing it haha (Both are awesome!)
I'm glad to see Brandon Routh in a major production. I think he got too much of the blame for Superman Returns. I think he did a fine job. I certainly don't think Henry Cavil blew him out of the water in any respect.
Really? I guess if you look at them as 2 completely different people personality wise. Brandon Routh was the All American guy from Kansas with a nice smile a perfect fit to continue the Superman that was once so well embodied by Christopher Reeves. With Cavill being a more serious "darker (i hate using that term but it's true) Superman.
I liked both movies, as I am a Superman sell out; however, I never liked this as you call it darker theme. Also, I preferred Brandon as Superman as he was Superman just like Christopher before him. Cavill on the other hand to me feels like a forgettable Superman all around. I am sure I'll eat my words when the next SupermanVsBatman movie ships.
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