The Death of Superman Lives; What Happened? delves into one of Hollywood’s most enthralling ‘what could have been’ stories. In 1996, Warner Brothers engaged Kevin Smith to write the screenplay (Superman Lives). Director Tim Burton assembled an elite group of artists to work on Superman Lives, including Nicolas Cage as Superman. Warner Brothers scrapped the project shortly before principal photography began. This documentary directed by Jon Schnepp features interviews with director Tim Burton; legendary producers Jon Peters and Lorenzo di Bonaventura; screenwriters Kevin Smith, Wesley Strick, and Dan Gilroy; production designer Rick Heinrichs; special effects artist Steve Johnson; storyboard artist Tim Burgard; costume designer Colleen Atwood, and many more.
This film delivers an inside look into what would have been the most original, unexpected and cosmic Superman movie ever made. Starring Tim Burton, Kevin Smith, Jon Peters, Dan Gilroy, Derek Frey, Jon Schnepp, Steve Johnson, Wesley Strick, Sylvain Despretz, and many more… Written and Directed by Jon Schnepp and Produced by Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne.
The Death of “Superman Lives”; What Happened? screens at MCM Comic Con at ExCel London Q&As on evening of 22nd & 23rd May and on VOD from 9th July.
Screening tickets £10 here