Brandon Routh says his return as Superman to the Arrowverse was a “healing experience” – the actor famously played the iconic Kryptonian superhero in 2006’s Superman Returns and he reprised his role as Superman in his return to the Arrowverse.
Brandon Routh says reprising role as Superman was “healing”
Speaking during a podcast interview on Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum, Brandon Routh described his return as Superman to the Arrowverse as a “healing experience”. The actor, who also played Ray Palmer aka The Atom in CW’s Arrow as well as The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow, spoke about the insecurities he faced when making the Superman Returns movie but now that he has reprised his role again after all these years, he is able to relax more.
Routh also spoke about how heartbroken he was when the sequel to Superman Returns never materialized and explained the studio’s decision not to move forward with the sequel because of the movie’s huge budget compared to what they made at the box office.