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Watch: A Nic Cage and Tim Burton 'Superman' Movie was Almost Made [VIDEO]

Nic Cage and Tim Burton almost made a 'Superman' movie and was later canned.

Production companies spend millions on projects that may seem promising but never actually make it to theaters. There was once a Superman film, starring Nicolas Cage, and written by Kevin Smith and directed by Tim Burton that seemed to make it extremely interesting before it was later cancelled. The documentary The Death of Superman Lives centers on the doomed production and the movie's first trailer was recently released. The Death of Superman Livesa Superman suit that included plastic armor and a strange lightning effects. The whole experience seems pretty bizarre and you can understand why executives canned the project. Check out the trailer below: The documentary is currently crowdfunding to raise funds needed to finish, and it looks like the final product of the movie will be off the charts. There's a world between creative ideas and "this finished film is great." This documentary exposes that world between those statements. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

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