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"Hollywoodland" Traces the Trails of 'Superman'

July 08, 2006 03:25:56 GMT

Focus Features presents a movie about George Reeves, known as Superman on TV of the 1950s.


Hollywoodland picture

While the magic of "Superman Returns" still works its effect in theaters, Hollywood is ready to bring up another Superman movie to the surface as well, but don't get this wrong, it does not tell about the popular fictional superhero but the man who has played this Man of Steel. Yes, the movie, entitled "Hollywoodland" in fact revolves around the story of late George Reeves, best known for portraying Superman on TV series "The Adventures of Superman" back in the '50s.

Based on the actual events that surrounded the death of the actor and the investigation conducted to find the truth amidst the official verdict stating the death was a suicide, the picture is scheduled to be released in September this year under Focus Features with Allen Coulter at helm.

Cast includes Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins, and Ben Affleck as Reeves while the screenplay has been entrusted to Paul Bernbaum, who is also the screenwriter of "Next" and "Vanishing Point."

© AceShowbiz.com




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