2005 Movie News Archives

Superman Movie News

April 1, 2005: Superman bound for Sydney

Source: news.com.au

TAMWORTH'S Hollywood fling came to an end this week with production on the latest Superman film moving to Sydney.

A property 45km outside the NSW township has been the base for the film for several weeks, transformed into a Kansas family home where a young Clark Kent grew up before taking on his Superman identity.

"We were really lucky with the weather," Superman Returns unit publicist Joe Everett told local newspaper the Northern Daily Leader before heading back to Sydney.

"Everyone is really pleased with filming.

"It has been a major operation and everyone is very pleased how things have turned out.

"It has been pretty hectic with most of the cast and crew working extremely long hours.

"We've had a number of night shoots so that has required a lot of planning. Overall everyone is pleased with how the shoot has gone."

Playing the Man of Steel, little-known American actor Brandon Routh arrived in Tamworth two weeks ago for filming.

He, along with co-star Eva Marie Saint, who plays Superman's earth mother Martha Kent, returned to Sydney today.

A buff 25-year-old Routh was signed to star in the reincarnation of Superman, due to hit screens in 2006, after an exhaustive search for an actor to fill the role made famous by Christopher Reeve, who died last year.

Director Bryan Singer, of X-Men fame, and producers Chris Lee and Gil Adler also returned to the production base at Sydney's Fox Studios today.

Other cast members include Kate Bosworth as Lois Lane, Sam Huntington as Jimmy Olsen and Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor.

The cast and crew will enjoy a four-day long weekend before filming begins in Sydney next Tuesday.

Most filming will take place at Fox Studios but it is believed some inner-city streets will be closed off next week for production.

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