‘Superman Returns’ to MC
Following the box office success of 'Water',the
much awaited ‘Superman Returns, a superhero film based on
the fictional DC Comics character Superman will be released at Majestic
Cinema Colombo from August 4.
Directed by Bryan Singer and stars Brandon Routh,
Kate Bosworth and Kevin Spacey. The screenplay is by Michael Dougherty
and Dan Harris.
Following a mysterious absence of several years,
the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic Superman Returns.
While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all,
Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves,
Lois Lane, has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman's bittersweet
return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while
finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without
him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic
destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that
takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer
The late Marlon Brando's role as Superman's biological
father Jor-El is reprised with the help of computer-generated imagery
and earlier footage.
Director Bryan Singer has said that the "loose"
continuity established in the first two Christopher Reeve Superman
films serves as its back-story, or, as he put it, a "vague
Filming began in February 2005, and the movie
was released in the United States on June 28, 2006.
Shooting of Superman Returns began in Australia,
on locations that included a farm outside the regional town of Gunnedah
in North West NSW, and Sydney. Other scenes were shot in various
parts of the United States. The film Superman Returns was imported
by Cinema Entertainment Limited.