Skip over navigation

Mindhut

These Guys Were Going to Play Superman???

By Vadim Newquist Jun 18, 2013

9 of 16

s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

Credit:

Shia Labouf was also in talks for the role of Daily Planet co-worker and friend to Superman, Jimmy Olsen. Labouf was a fresh-faced, rail-thin teen at the time, and would have been well cast in the role of Olsen. The film, however, was set to be directed by Charlie's Angels director McG, which we're guessing would have made the film Mc-terrible.

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

Write your own comment!


About the Author
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.

Wanna contact a writer or editor? Email contribute@sparknotes.com.