Somewhere in between Kevin Smith and Tim Burton's failed Superman movie and Bryan Singer's Superman Returns, there lived a Superman movie scripted by J.J. Abrams. Originally pitched as an origin story that would arc across three films, Brett Ratner was going to direct and at one point Josh Hartnett was offered big-time bucks to star in all three movies. He declined, Ratner eventually left the project and Warner Bros. opted to go with Bryan Singer, who of course ditched Abrams's script and went his own route.
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Erik has been one of the Web's leading movie commentators since 2005, having worked as an editor and writer for outlets like Fandango, Movies.com, AOL Moviefone, Cinematical, Flavorwire, SXSW Magazine, Entertainment Today and more. His favorite movie is 'Back to the Future,' and his favorite activity is playing Spider-Man with his two young children. You can follow Erik's adventures on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, @erikdavis.