Would-be-Superman Nicolas Cage is not really in the new documentary about his failed superhero film Superman Lives. He didn’t have time to be part of the film during production—but he’s now offered up some suitably nostalgic (and slightly crazy) comments on the project.
Back in the ‘90s, Nicolas Cage was going to play Superman for Tim Burton. The film got canceled, however, and quickly became an Internet urban legend. Well now, a documentary on that film has revealed that Cage’s Superman actually would have looked shockingly great.
Say the words “Tim Burton’s Superman Lives” on the Internet and you feel the hate. Nicolas Cage as Superman? Those terrible costumes? It would’ve been the worst movie of all time. Well, The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? just might prove that the entire internet is wrong.
For whatever reason, the failed Tim Burton and Nicholas Cage Superman Lives is making news again. Each little detail we get is slightly weirder than the ones we started with. And given that one of the ones we started with was a giant mechanical spider, that's saying something.
Superman Lives, the Nic Cage and Tim Burton superhero movie that never was, is getting its very own documentary. And the second comic book monster-filled documentary trailer is out, revealing only more madness and additional shots of Superman's light up, disco super suit.
Guys, you've got to see this new trailer for the upcoming documentary The Death of Superman Lives, about the legendary failed Man of Steel movie. It features so much new behind-the-scenes footage that reveals how close the movie got to being made — including test footage of Nic Cage flying.
Of all the doomed Superman projects leading up to Bryan Singer's Superman Returns, the oddest might be the Nic Cage-starring, Tim Burton-directed, disco-tinged Superman Lives. We dissected the majesty of the movie's screenplay before, but here's your first glimpse of the documentary. Featuring Cage himself!
Nic Cage as Superman, Chris Rock as Jimmy Olsen, Courtney Cox would play Lois Lane and Tim Allen as Brainiac. Tim Allen. This was Tim Burton's Superman Lives. And here's our best look yet at the movie's villains.
We all know that we were once very close to getting a Superman movie directed by Tim Burton and starring Nic Cage, titled Superman Lives. We've heard legends -– that it was based on the Death of Superman storyline, that Superman's outfit was radically redesigned, that it would have been godawful, etc.
That small piggybank of change you've been setting aside for the next awesome Kickstarter project you hear about? Bust that bad boy open. Director, editor and Adult Swim all-star Jon Schnepp wants to make a documentary about Superman Lives, the absolutely insane, doomed Superman movie Tim Burton was set to make in…
Holy crap, Nic Cage and Tim Burton's Superman movie would have been one demented discotheque! A new crop of concept art from Superman Lives, the failed superhero collaboration between the two, has surfaced. Showing sparkly new suits, Doomsday and more.
In the late 1990s, Tim Burton was tapped to direct Superman Lives, a flashy resurrection of the Superman franchise. How flashy was it? If these unearthed photos of the costume are any indicator, the film was a Kryptonian Starlight Express.
A long time ago, Nicolas Cage started a fan war when he was selected to play Tim Burton's Superman in the final adventure of the Man Of Steel. Now test pictures have leaked of the actor in the blue suit.