Jude Law Tells Us Why He Turned Down Brett Ratner’s ‘Superman’


Back in 2002, however, it was a different story. Riding off the success of Bryan Singer’s “X-Men,” J.J. Abrams wrote a script for the first film in a trilogy of Superman movies in 2002. Brett Ratner was attached to direct the action flick, and Jude Law was the first choice to play the DC Comics superhero. However, Law — a life-long comic book fan — turned down the super role and the project collapsed shortly after.

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StarWarsFan2073d ago

I don't know. I don't really see Jude Law as Superman. I frankly liked Brandon Routh in the roll. I wish they had kept him if nothing else for Man Of Steel. But I do understand that would've been awkward to change everything except for the main star.