Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman

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Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman is a 2006 documentary film from executive producers Bryan Singer and Kevin Burns which details the history of the Superman franchise, from comic book, to television, to the big screen. read more
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Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman is a 2006 documentary film from executive producers Bryan Singer and Kevin Burns which details the history of the Superman franchise, from comic book, to television, to the big screen. The story of Superman is told through archival footage, as well as interviews with many of the actors, directors, and producers involved with the Superman media over the years. The closing credits feature outtakes from the Christopher Reeve Superman films, including an outtake of Marlon Brando improvising during the recitation of a poem in a scene deleted from the original version of Superman II. The documentary was released on DVD on June 20, 2006, shortly before the theatrical release of Superman Returns. A two DVD Best Buy exclusive Limited Edition version was released the same day (extra material on the second disc included Bryan Singer's video journals and five official Superman movie poster mini-prints). A shortened version of the documentary was played on A&E on June 12, 2006. Finally, the DVD (along with Singer's video journals) was included as part of the 14-disc box set release Superman Ultimate Collector's Edition, in November 2006.

Original Release

06/12/2006

US Release

06/12/2006

Cast

Kevin Spacey Narrator
Gerard Jones Self - Author and Historian
Forrest J. Ackerman Self - Imagimovie Expert
Richard Donner Self
Bryan Singer Self
Stan Lee Self - Comic Book Legend / himself
Christopher Reeve Himself (archive footage) / Self
Brandon Routh Self
Elliot S. Maggin Self - Comic Book Writer / Himself
Mark Hamill Himself / Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kevin Burns

Writers

James Grant Goldin, Steven C. Smith

Cast

Kevin Spacey Narrator
Gerard Jones Self - Author and Historian
Forrest J. Ackerman Self - Imagimovie Expert
Richard Donner Self
Bryan Singer Self
Stan Lee Self - Comic Book Legend / himself
Christopher Reeve Himself (archive footage) / Self
Brandon Routh Self
Elliot S. Maggin Self - Comic Book Writer / Himself
Mark Hamill Himself / Self
Mark Waid Self - Comic Book Writer and Historian / Himself
Gene Simmons Self - Musician and Comic Book Fan / Himself
Stephen Fishler Self - Comic Book Dealer
Chuck McCann Himself / Self
Philip Hecht Self - Superman Collector
Gail Simone Self - Comic Book Writer / Herself
Paul Levitz Self - President and Publisher, DC Comics / Himself
Noel Neill Herself / Self
Gary Grossman Self - Author and Historian
Jack Larson Himself / Self

Producers

Kevin Burns Executive Producer
Kim Sheerin Executive Producer
Bryan Singer Executive Producer
Tara Cunningham Producer
Alex Garcia Producer
Scott Hartford Producer
Mark McLaughlin Producer
Erika Schroeder Producer
Patrick Sheehan Producer
Steven C. Smith Producer
Jason Taylor Producer
Stacey Zipfel Producer

Editors

Kevin Benson, Troy Bogert, David Comtois, John W. Richardson, Molly Shock

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