Superman Routh-turns: First Look (and other CRISIS tidbits)

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Superman Routh-turns: First Look (and other CRISIS tidbits)

Look, right off the bat, let me tell you something: this isn’t gonna be a well-written article. It’s not gonna be fancy with the wordsies and all articulate.
Ever since they announced that Brandon Routh would be reprising his role as Superman in the Arroverse’s CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS crossover due this December, we’ve been- agh, y’know what?

Fuck it.

I’ll just drop this here:

First look at Brandon Routh as Superman in the upcoming CRISIS crossover.

THAT LOOKS GLORIOUS. It’s perfect. It’s classic. And Routh looks now even better than he did in 2005.

Here’s a better look at the costume (but not as beautiful a photo):

Full look at the Kingdom Come suit.

There aren’t enough expletives. I fucking love it. So much.

In related news, we experienced a technical hiccup when news broke out that TOM EFFING WELLING is ALSO IN THIS GODDAMN CROSSOVER BECAUSE WHO ISN’T AT THIS POINT AMIRITE?!

For those of you keeping score, here’s the cast so far (excluding our Arrowverse regulars):

Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne
Tom Welling as Clark Kent (Smallville)
Erica Durance as Lois Lane (Smallville)
Ashley Scott as Helena Kyle / Huntress
Burt Ward in an undisclosed role
John Wesley Shipp in a TBD role
LaMonica Garrett as Mar Novu / Monitor and the Anti-Monitor
Tyler Hoechlin as Superman
Bitsie Tulloch as Lois Lane
Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor

And to finish, I’ll leave you with this little photo Erica Durance shared through her Instagram:

Tom and Erica reprise their SMALLVILLE roles

Guys, this is absolutely unprecedented. This is history. I can’t fucking wait.

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