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Brandon Routh Returning as Superman for Crisis on Infinite Earths!

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Here’s some really cool news that will be revealed at the San Diego Comic-Con! According to Deadline, Brandon Routh will be reprising the role of Superman for the upcoming The CW crossover, Crisis on Infinite Earths. But he won’t be the only Superman, as Tyler Hoechlin will continue playing the role as well. Hoechlin has appeared as the character on Supergirl and the previous crossover, Elseworlds.

Brandon Routh is already playing Ray Palmer/The Atom on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as well, meaning he can put down two roles in the Arrowverse on his filmography. In fact, he is expected to be appearing in both roles for Crisis on Infinite Earths!

Routh played Superman in the 2006 Bryan Singer-directed Superman Returns, which grossed $391 million at the worldwide box office.

The Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover will span five episodes and will include ArrowThe FlashSupergirlDC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman. Three episodes will air in December and two episodes will follow in January.

DC Comics describes the Crisis on Infinite Earths comic book series it will be based on as follows:

“This is the story that changed the DC Universe forever. A mysterious being known as the Anti-Monitor has begun a crusade across time to bring about the end of all existence. As alternate earths are systematically destroyed, the Monitor quickly assembles a team of super-heroes from across time and space to battle his counterpart and stop the destruction. DC’s greatest heroes including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and Aquaman, assemble to stop the menace, but as they watch both the Flash and Supergirl die in battle, they begin to wonder if even all of the heroes in the world can stop this destructive force.”

The limited Crisis on Infinite Earths series consisted of 12 issues and ran from April 1985 to March 1986.

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Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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