The New Movie, Reborn…

Despite the announcement from Cannon Films that Superman V was in Pre-Production as early as 1988, the project’s failure to materialize due to the collapse of the Cannon Group meant their option had reverted back to the Salkinds. Having received lukewarm reception to their SuperBoy TV series, the Salkinds were keen to return to past …

Exclusive Euro Photostory Pt. VIII – And Poster!!

And the saga continues, with the addition of the ultra-rare poster from Bravo magazine from an unknown artist featuring the Superheroes of the seventies, including Adam West’s incarnation of Batman and Nicholas Hammond’s Amazing Spider-Man, with Reeve’s Superman soaring high above… My thanks to Superfan Chris King for the poster restoration!!

The British Are Coming…

Though forever American as Apple Pie, Superman’s cinematic seeds were sewn in Europe.  Having secured the rights from DC Comics, infamous producers Alexander and Ilya Salkind had originally planned to shoot the adventures of the Man of Steel in Italy until a series of unfortunate events and shifting economy steered the production toward the UK. …

A Guy Hamilton Film, Starring…

The first from a series of oversize ads from Daily Variety starting with the initial artwork presented by the Salkinds when Guy Hamilton (Goldfinger) was in place as Director.  Its interesting to see the film as we know it evolve from these announcements highlighting additions to the cast.  With Hamilton eventually replaced and after a …