2002 Movie News Archives
August 26, 2002: Latest Superman Movie Rumors - UpdatedCarona's Coming Attractions have published more rumors from a supposed inside source at Warner Bros. who claims that the movie is to be known as "Superman: The Man of Steel".
The report also claims that Jon Peters is no longer connected with the film, and that his replacements are David Heyman (Harry Potter) and Barrie M Osbourne (Lord of the Rings, The Matrix), and that the WB are in talks with Richard Donner (director of Superman: The Movie) to come aboard as executive producer.
Brendan Fraser has supposedly signed on for the title role.
Other things included in the report indicate that the movie is set for a 2004 release, and will be filmed at Pinewood Studios in England (where Superman: The Movie was shot).
Directors supposedly sought after to replace McG (due to his unavailability while working on "Charlie's Angels 2" include Stephen Sommers, Stephen Hopkins, Kevin Reynolds and Robert Rodriguez.
In further news, Variety reports that "Rush Hour" and "Red Dragon" Director Brett Ratner has been in talks with Warner Bros to replace McG on this movie - it depends though upon his commitments to Paramount's "Paycheck" which he is currently in negotiations for.
Please note that these are unsubstantiated rumors at this stage.
2002 Movie NewsListed below are all the Movie News items archived for 2002 organized into 4 categories:
Superman and Batman vs Superman Movie News:
Christopher Reeve Movie News:
- January 30, 2002: Sarah Douglas at a Convention Near You!
- February 12, 2002: Reeve and Kidder to Present Award to Richard Donner
- February 19, 2002: Superman: The Movie on Encore
- March 5, 2002: Region 2 Special Edition Superman DVD Released!
- March 6, 2002: Special Edition Superman on Sci-Fi Channel
- March 14, 2002: Wish Jack O'Halloran a Happy Birthday!
- May 8, 2002: The Never-Made Superman Movie
- June 25, 2002: Warner Bros. Sued Over Superman: The Movie DVD
- June 26, 2002: Warner Bros. Sued Over Superman DVDs - Update!
- July 4, 2002: Superman: The Movie on the Big Screen in Ohio
- July 24, 2002: Superman Movie Items Up For Auction
- August 7, 2002: Superman Movie Items Sold at Auction
- August 28, 2002: Kidder in Crash
- September 10, 2002: Christopher Reeve Recovering!
- September 14, 2002: Wish Christopher Reeve a Happy Birthday!
- September 22, 2002: Christopher Reeve on Larry King Live
- October 3, 2002: Superman Movie Memorabilia on Auction
- October 5, 2002: Superman II on TV in Australia
- June 16, 2002: Miramax Commits to George Reeves Movie
- August 26, 2002: Kyle MacLachlan as George Reeves?
- September 22, 2002: Script Review of George Reeves Movie
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