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    I hope this isn't just Welling and Rosenbaum just talking at each other. I hope that they have had actual conversations with someone who can make this happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by superduperman View Post
    I hope this isn't just Welling and Rosenbaum just talking at each other. I hope that they have had actual conversations with someone who can make this happen.
    I’m pretty sure it’s just them talking to each other, that’s why I’m not getting excited. Wait until Fandome, if you don’t hear anything by then, don’t count on it happening.
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    If this does happen, It'll takes place between S10 and COIE. Just to lead up to Superman losing his powers. Tom Welling further confirming he doesn't want to wear Superman's costume. This guy needs to come out and be honest already. He's not some Hollywood A-Lister, most of the fans isn't going to care about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DABellWrites View Post
    If this does happen, It'll takes place between S10 and COIE. Just to lead up to Superman losing his powers. Tom Welling further confirming he doesn't want to wear Superman's costume. This guy needs to come out and be honest already. He's not some Hollywood A-Lister, most of the fans isn't going to care about it.
    It's possible animated Clark could wear the suit. Tom just has to do the voice, not wear the suit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DABellWrites View Post
    If this does happen, It'll takes place between S10 and COIE. Just to lead up to Superman losing his powers. Tom Welling further confirming he doesn't want to wear Superman's costume. This guy needs to come out and be honest already. He's not some Hollywood A-Lister, most of the fans isn't going to care about it.
    Voiceovers don't really count. The "Superman curse" doesn't seem to have effected the voice actors for the character. If anything, most of them went on to have great careers. I hope it ignores both the comics and COIE and just does it's own thing. Assuming it ever gets off the ground. Every time Allison Mack is in the news, the chances of this thing ever happening drop.
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    I love Rosenbaum's Lex, which I think is the best and most interesting, most in-depth and geniusly nuanced and multidimensional and complex Lex Luthor ever....basically the best take on Byrne's Lex. And that of course Lex's success had a lot to do with writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and many other writers, it was not just Rosenbaum that made Smallville's Lex so great.

    I don't know how excited I should be about this potential project without knowing who would write, produce, etc. I guess I should be glad Rosenbaum has never lost his interest or passion for Lex. And I'm not sure taking Smallville from live-action to animated will be satisfying enough, would feel right. The formula would probably have to change, would probably have to be better. It'd have to be more streamlined and skip all the filler and always be tackling the meat of Clark vs Lex.
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    Quote Originally Posted by superduperman View Post
    Voiceovers don't really count. The "Superman curse" doesn't seem to have effected the voice actors for the character. If anything, most of them went on to have great careers. I hope it ignores both the comics and COIE and just does it's own thing. Assuming it ever gets off the ground. Every time Allison Mack is in the news, the chances of this thing ever happening drop.
    I don't think Mack's legal situation has any bearing on this at all, actually. Welling said something about "most" or "any many as we can" when it comes to voice actors, so obviously Mack isn't included in that. And if this was actually greenlit, it'd be greenlit on the cheap so we aren't talking about actor likenesses, so they could have Chloe if they wanted to and just recast. Or write her out completely. If any executive truly thought Allison Mack could negatively affect this show, then they'd just change the name of it to something else. They wouldn't leave money on the table over it, if they believed money was to be made.

    As for whether Welling & Rosenbaum are serious or not, I recall seeing a video of them a couple years ago at a convention...a fan asked if they would ever do a reunion movie, or episode. Rosenbaum said then that he didn't know about live action but he'd love to do an animated show, and Welling said "that could be cool." Rosenbaum sounded serious, Welling sounded like that guy who doesn't want to dash the dream of a fan so he just went along with it lol But now you have Welling just mentioning it, so who knows? Anyway, that video is on YouTube somewhere. I want to say it was in Texas, but not certain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clark_Kent View Post
    I don't think Mack's legal situation has any bearing on this at all, actually. Welling said something about "most" or "any many as we can" when it comes to voice actors, so obviously Mack isn't included in that. And if this was actually greenlit, it'd be greenlit on the cheap so we aren't talking about actor likenesses, so they could have Chloe if they wanted to and just recast. Or write her out completely. If any executive truly thought Allison Mack could negatively affect this show, then they'd just change the name of it to something else. They wouldn't leave money on the table over it, if they believed money was to be made.

    As for whether Welling & Rosenbaum are serious or not, I recall seeing a video of them a couple years ago at a convention...a fan asked if they would ever do a reunion movie, or episode. Rosenbaum said then that he didn't know about live action but he'd love to do an animated show, and Welling said "that could be cool." Rosenbaum sounded serious, Welling sounded like that guy who doesn't want to dash the dream of a fan so he just went along with it lol But now you have Welling just mentioning it, so who knows? Anyway, that video is on YouTube somewhere. I want to say it was in Texas, but not certain.
    I don't see Mack getting any more work ever again even after she gets out of prison. (3 years? Seriously?) The smart thing to do would be to write her out altogether. In the later seasons she wasn't that relevant anyway. And in the comics she went off with GA to Star City so they kind of already wrote her out anyway. I'm more worried about this not getting greenlit at all. I see three possiblities here. 1) It doesn't go anywhere and dies on the vine with WB concluding too much time has passed. 2) Animated movie "wrapping up" the franchise and telling the story of why he retired. 3) Actually getting made either in the form of adapting the comic or takes place after it with no real mention of it.
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