SFGate.com has up a new interview with Superman director Bryan Singer about how he cast Brandon Routh in the title role. Here’s a clip:
When you’re casting a film of this size, you’ve got to look at three things. First, talent. Second, does he look like the guy and have the physical presence — if Brandon walked into your office, you’d step back and say, ‘Oh my God, it’s Superman.’ And third, you have to find a personality who can contend with all the rigors involved in making a show you’re going to shoot for five months, with a lot of stunts and visual effects. That’s a lot of work. A lot of work. Brandon had all three qualities.
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