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These Guys Were Going to Play Superman???

By Vadim Newquist Jun 18, 2013

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Yes, it would have been James Franco in the role of the man of steel in the Batman/Superman team-up film that never was. Depp instead played the role of Captain Jack in the Pirates films, and Franco went on to proclaim himself the "Mayor of Gaytown" and do other excessively weird things.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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