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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
November 7: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Martha Kent, Clark Kent's adoptive mother.
November 12: Bob Holiday, Superman/Clark Kent in the broadway musical comedy It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman born in 1932.
November 14: Writer Elliot S! Maggin (Last Son of Krypton, Miracle Monday and so much more) born in 1950.
November 16: Harry Lennix, General Swanwick in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Chicago, Illinois in 1964.
November 17: Justice League animated series makes its debut on television in 2001.
November 18: With the release of Superman #75, the nation mourns the death of a hero in 1992.
November 20: Phyllis Thaxter, Martha Kent in Superman: The Movie, born in Portland, Maine in 1921.
November 23: The theatrical film Superman and the Mole Men premieres in 1951, leading to the successful television series.
November 25: Noel Neill, Lois Lane in the Superman Serials and the 1950s The Adventures of Superman TV series, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA in 1920.
November 27: Patricia Marand, Lois Lane in the broadway musical comedy It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman, dies from brain cancer in 2008, aged 74.
November 28: Writer and artist Jerry Ordway (Superman) born in 1957.
November 29: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Jimmy Olsen.
November 30: Writer and artist Keith Giffen (Legion of Super-Heroes) born in 1952.

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October 26, 2014: Henry Cavill Video Interview - Gibraltar ROCK RunPrint

Gibraltar Rock Run As an ambassador for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund, Henry Cavill participated in a video interview with HenryCavillNews.com to discuss the Gibraltar ROCK Run, his affiliation with the Royal Marines, and how he's enjoyed his time working on "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" in Detroit, Michigan.

Part 2 of this interview will be posted online tomorrow.


October 26, 2014: Cemetery Scene Filmed for "Batman v Superman"Print

Wayne Tomb Batman-News.com posted a few photos taken over the weekend of the Wayne family tomb and cemetery which were built in the Orion Oaks County park in Michigan.

    You can clearly see that these are tombstones from members of the Wayne family. Will we see Ben Affleck take part in the iconic scene from the comics and animated TV series which show Bruce Wayne visiting his parents? There's also another theory that this is a flashback funeral scene, perhaps going way back to when Bruce Wayne's parents were murdered. Bananadoc spotted some very old looking cars and a hearse on the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice set this weekend, which back up that claim.

The Batmobile was also spotted in Metamora at the Orion Oaks County park location.

Source: Bananadoc and Batman-News.com


October 26, 2014: Henry Cavill Competes in Gibraltar ROCK RunPrint

Henry Cavill took some time off from "Batman v Superman" to help raise money for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund by participating in the Gibraltar ROCK Run this weekend.

"I chose to support this charity, not only because of my obvious familial connection," said Henry, whose brother is a Marine and also participated in the run, "but because of the deep respect I have for the Royal Marines as men and as a corps."

Gibraltar Rock Run Gibraltar Rock Run Gibraltar Rock Run

Photos: DailyMail.co.uk

You can still donate to Henry's fundraising page at JustGiving.com.


October 24, 2014: Could Lex Luthor Appear in "Suicide Squad" Movie?Print

Jesse Eissenberg Deadline.com report that Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor could appear in the 2016 "Suicide Squad" movie.

    I hear that Warner Bros is in discussions with Jesse Eisenberg to take the Lex Luthor character he will unveil in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and transfer the villain character to Suicide Squad. As Deadline reported, Will Smith and Tom Hardy are the being sought hard to star in the David Ayer-directed action film along with The Wolf of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbie. Charles Roven is producing.

    This would complicate the expectation that Eisenberg would star in the Todd Phillips-directed Arms And The Dudes. I'm hearing it's unlikely he would be able to do both. He's already set to reprise in Now You See Me 2, and this one is a clear priority since Kevin Tsujihara told Wall Street that it would be a 2016 release.

Source: Deadline.com


October 24, 2014: Pre-Orders for "Young Justice: Invasion" on Blu-RayPrint

Young Justice: Invasion WARNER ARCHIVE COLLECTION OPENS PRE-ORDERS FOR YOUNG JUSTICE: INVASION VIA WBSHOP.COM

Thrilling Second Season of Popular Animated Series Comes to Blu-Ray on 11-18-14 with Exclusive All-New Commentary on Final Two Episodes

Warner Archive Collection brings another outstanding Warner Bros. Animation television series to Blu-ray with the November 18 release of "Young Justice: Invasion," the thrilling second season of the popular series. Pre-orders are now available via wbshop.com.

Taking this release to another level, Warner Archive Collection has added an exclusive commentary track on the series finale episodes "Summit" and "Endgame" featuring creators Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti along with voice actors Jason Spisak (Kid Flash) and Stephanie Lemelin (Artemis). The package also includes a Behind the Scenes featurette.

"Young Justice: Invasion" finds our heroes five years into the future - and a lot can change in five years, as our super heroes are about to find out. First, there's some new residents to be found at Mount Justice: new team leader Nightwing, Wondergirl, Blue Beetle, Batgirl, Bumblebee and Beast Boy. And Young Justice will need all the help it can get as an alien presence has infiltrated Earth, while certain members of the Justice League are forced to stand trial at the criminal hearing off-world. Watch as The Reach, spearheaded by the quick-talking Ambassador and backed by the muscle of Black Beetle, manipulates a trusting public while maintaining its shadowy maneuvering with The Light. This is a grand 20-episode adventure as the risks have never been greater and the conflicts never so far-reaching - and the epic finale will shatter everything you know!

Warner Archive Collection (WAC) and Warner Archive Instant (WAI) continue to serve as hosts to some of the most treasured animated productions of the past half-century. The most seasoned animation fan can find plenty of WAC and WAI offerings to their liking, running the gamut from Blu-ray releases of recent super hero favorites like "Young Justice," "Beware the Batman" and "Batman: The Brave and the Bold," to classic 1950s and 1960s cartoons like Hanna-Barbera's "Loopy Da Loop" and the landmark anime series "Marine Boy," to the playful silliness of the 1980s with "Shirt Tales" and "Gilligan's Planet." All of these titles can be found at wbshop.com.


October 24, 2014: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period October 17-23, 2014.

The "Speeding Bulletin" is your weekly Superman news video, recapping the latest events in the world of Superman. It also includes the "Great Scott!" segment brought to you by Scotty V.

Subscribe to the "Speeding Bulletin" via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.

Merchandise seen in this episode:


October 24, 2014: Screenwriter Dan Gilroy Talks About "Superman Lives"Print

Nicolas Cage as Superman In an interview with Movies.com, screenwriter Dan Gilroy reveals that the never-made "Superman Lives" script was amongst his favorites, and its cancellation in the late 1990s is still a sore point for him.

    Movies.com: Is there a favorite script of yours that never came to be?

    Gilroy: I had some pretty high-profile ones. You know, I spent a year working with Tim Burton on his Superman Lives movie and the day they pulled the plug on that was very, very disappointing. It was disappointing for all of us: for me, for Tim, for Nic Cage, for John Peters. We were very far along and Warner Bros. had gone through a cycle where nothing they were making was connecting and they were hemorrhaging money and they just didn't feel that they could sustain making that film. So that was a major disappointment. I think Tim would have made a really marvelous film out of what we had come up with. That was hard.

    Movies.com: How do you recover from that?

    Gilroy: It's a wound. It's like getting punched in the face. You spend a year pouring all your artistic and creative energy into it and suddenly it evaporates and goes away in the space of a phone call. And you have to regroup. It's a disappointment, though obviously there are greater disappointments in life than that, but you have to take the time to say that hurts and figure out what that means and as honestly as possible move on and continue what you're doing. I think Tim and all of us went through that process. It was very painful.

    Movies.com: Is there anything from your script that you wanted for Superman that you're still bummed hasn't seen the light of day?

    Gilroy: Tim had the idea, which was really the driving force of the movie, that Jor-el didn't have the chance to tell Kal-el when he put him in the little spaceship meteorite where he came from or who he was. So poor little Kal-el grew up on Earth having no idea where these powers came from or who he was, and I always thought that was a really inverted, deconstructionist element to bring to the story. I loved it and working with Tim we tried to explore it as much as possible. I'd love to see it happen some day. I'm a big Tim Burton fan.

Source: Movies.com.


October 24, 2014: Superman Homepage Caption ContestPrint

Welcome to the Superman Homepage Caption Contest! The rules are simple. Just click on the Comments link below to leave a caption for the following image.

Caption Contest

Leave as many captions as you can think of, but keep it family friendly. Captions deemed to be outside our Caption Contest Guidelines will be deleted at our discretion.

In the end, there can be only one winner. The winner will be decided by Steve Younis, your Caption Contest compere.

The winner will be announced when the next new Caption Contest is posted. While there's no physical prize, the winner will gain the praise and admiration of their fellow Superman fans.

Speaking of which, the winner of the previous Caption Contest was:

Previous Caption Contest justasupesfan07:
Outta the way, Mom! This is a job for-OW!

Check out the Caption Contest Archives to see the list of runners-up.

Note: You need to be a member of the Superman Homepage to leave a comment, but it's free, so sign up and join the fun!


October 23, 2014: Batman-Heavy Teaser Trailer for "Batman v Superman" Rumored in DecemberPrint

Dawn of Justice Batman-on-Film.com claim that a teaser trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", which will focus mostly on Batman, will be released over the next two months.

    According to a few of BOF’s BvS insiders, the first teaser trailer for the film is complete and ready to go. The overt hint I got from these folks is that the teaser will be revealed this Fall along with a November or December film release (and online, of course). I have no idea to which specific film it may be “attached,” but New Line’s (which is Warner Bros.’ sister company) THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES is being released on December 17, 2014.

Releasing a teaser trailer 15 or 16 months before a film's release does seem like a long time. The teaser trailer for "Man of Steel" was released with "The Dark Knight Rises" on July 19, 2012, which was 11 months ahead of the film's release.


October 23, 2014: "Batman v Superman" Filming Taking Place in Metamora TownshipPrint

Back in June we saw trucks and trailers move in to the former Girl Scout camp grounds on Caley Road in the Metamora Township in Michigan. Now, it looks like things are heating up at the location, with a lot more cars, camping trailers and other vehicles moving in at the location in preparation for filming on "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

    The site with a lake has sparked some rumors that it may be connected to Batman's secret hideout, the Batcave, but nothing has been confirmed.

    Jeremiah Barker, who lives near the site, said the vehicle started pulling in the night of Oct. 20. Beyond being informed months ago that the site will be used to filming the movie, he said he hasn't heard anything else.

On Location in Metamora Township
On Location in Metamora Township
On Location in Metamora Township
On Location in Metamora Township
On Location in Metamora Township
On Location in Metamora Township

Source: MLive.com.


October 23, 2014: "Man of Steel" Cut Scene From "How It Should Have Ended"Print

Man of Steel The "How It Should Have Ended" crew has put together a "Bonus Bundle" video which features some material that never made it into the final release of their videos... including a "Man of Steel" bit involving Clark, Jonathan and Martha Kent.

The "Man of Steel" bit starts at 55 seconds into the video.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Batman/Superman #15Print

Batman/Superman #15

Mild Mannered Reviews - Batman/Superman #15

Scheduled to arrive in stores: October 15, 2014

Cover date: December 2014

"Forget Me Knot"

Writer: Greg Pak
Penciller: Diogenes Neves, Marc Deering, Pascal Alixe, Jae Lee and Cliff Richards
Inker: Ulises Arreola Palomera
Cover: Chung June and Jae Lee

Reviewed by: Alisa Lea Gossage

    I liked seeing Lois in the Batgirl costume. It was unexpected and fun. I also liked the chemistry between Batman and Lois. Don't get me wrong, I'm a total Clois fan. However, Lois is going to be attracted to any strong, moral man. It's who she is. And remember, attraction doesn't always equal love. So, I can handle a short Bruce/Lois romance.

    I like that Lois Lane saves Mangubat. That too is in her character. She knows he's a bad guy, but he still deserves a fair trail.

    At the end, Batman and Alfred's emotional exchange was so poignant, my heart broke a little for Alfred as he realized that Bruce had regained his memories.

Click here to read the complete review of Batman/Superman #15.


October 23, 2014: Stand Like Superman to Increase Your Chances of SuccessPrint

Superman Stance A Harvard University study into Body Language has discovered that standing in a Superman pose (I'm assuming that means clench fists on hips) for two minutes before a job interview could increase your chances of success.

    In one Harvard study, people who took on a power pose - such as an expansive Superman-like position - for just two minutes before a job interview, raised their testosterone levels, lowered their stress hormone cortisol - and as a result performed better and were more likely to be hired, then people who took on more contractive, low-power poses.

You can read all about the study at CNN.com.