21 March 2013 12:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Considering he named one of his sons Kal-El, it's pretty obvious Nicolas Cage is a big Superman fan, so it must have been a dream come true for him back in the mid-90s when he signed on to portray the Man of Steel in Batman director Tim Burton's reboot Superman Lives. Sadly for Cage, the project fell apart amid ballooning costs after spending a year in pre-production, and after remaining virtually silent on the project in the years following its collapse, the actor has now shared a few thoughts on the ill-fated reboot.

"The fact that Tim and I were pretty far down the road designing [Superman Lives], and I know that with Tim and where I was going to go, we would have done something really special," Cage tells MTV Splash Page. "At least it's out there in the ether that that could have happened, but we don't have to make the movie. »

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