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These Guys Were Going to Play Superman???

By Vadim Newquist Jun 18, 2013

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Josh Hartnett as Superman? Yup, he's another actor who nearly donned the red cape. It was yet another version of Superman:Flyby that never got off the ground. In Hartnett's would-be version, director Brett Ratner was attached. This was back in the early 00's, when Hartnett was a viable leading man and before Ratner laid waste to the X-Man franchise with the lackluster X-Men 3.

Tags: slideshows, weird things, superman, man of steel, what could have been

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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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