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10 aborted comic book movies: Superman Lives, Batman Year One, more

26 February 2013 4:30 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Hollywood's love affair with comic books took decades to blossom, but there are few hotter properties than superheroes in modern day cinema. In the last year alone, we've seen The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises topple box office records the world over.

The runaway success of such films has paved the way for dozens of future projects, but not every filmmaker has enjoyed the same fortunes as Christopher Nolan and Joss Whedon when they delved into the world of powers and spandex.

Tim Burton's Superman Lives, James Cameron's Spider-Man and George Miller's Justice League are but a few examples of comic book projects that died an early death. Wondering what might have been, Digital Spy takes a look at 10 aborted superhero movies.

Tim Burton's Superman Lives

Superman Lives is perhaps the most infamous comic book movie ever proposed. With Tim Burton at the helm, Kevin Smith »

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