5 Roles Christopher Reeve Turned Down After Superman

The One That Got Away

Richard Gere Superman
Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman.

Richard Gere again appeared in Reeve’s life when Reeve wanted Pretty Woman—but was turned away. The film, of course, was a massive hit, and launched the super career of Julia Roberts.

Despite the roles he turned down, playing Superman secured Reeve’s legacy forever.  And if you’re wondering what he did in 1987 instead of starring in The Running Man, the answer lies in this episode of Dan Delgado’s new edition of The Industry, which is available on Apple or Spotify or here.

Meet the New Superman

As you may have heard, there’s a new Man of Steel — David Corenswet, who looks quite a bit like Reeve. Here are five roles to see him in before he puts on the cape and tights.

Main image: Christopher Reeve.

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