SUPERMAN adaptation (2010s decade)by dylanemery22 | created - 08 Oct 2013 | updated - 5 months ago | Public
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1. Henry Cavill
Actor | Man of Steel
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands. His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), a housewife, was also born on Jersey, and is of Irish, Scottish and English ancestry. Henry's father, Colin Richard Cavill, a stockbroker, is of ...
Kal-El/Clark Kent a.k.a. Superman
2. Amy Adams
Actress | Arrival
Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...
3. Colin Firth
Actor | A Single Man
Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...
4. Julia Ormond
Actress | My Week with Marilyn
The dark and classically beautiful British actress and social activist Julia (Karin) Ormond was born on January 4, 1965, in Surrey, into England, the second of five children. Born of privilege as the daughter of a well-to-do laboratory technician, her parents divorced when she was young. Julia ...
Actor | The Postman
Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner (née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle ...
6. Diane Lane
Actress | Unfaithful
Diane Lane was born on January 22, 1965, in New York. She is the daughter of acting coach Burton Eugene "Burt" Lane and nightclub singer/centerfold Colleen Farrington. Her parents' families were both from the state of Georgia. Diane was acting from a very young age and made her stage debut at the ...
Actress | Supergirl
Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. She was born in Littleton, Colorado , the daughter of Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. Her paternal great-grandfather was of French descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and Scottish. She started dance classes at ...
Kara Zor-El a.k.a. Supergirl
8. Beau Bridges
Actor | The Fabulous Baker Boys
Beau Bridges was born in Hollywood, and is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and his wife, who was his college sweetheart, Dorothy Dean Bridges. Born just two days after the attack on Pearl Harbour, he was delivered by candlelight because of a power blackout. Named Lloyd Vernet Bridges III, his ...
Actor | Zoom
Michael Cassidy was born on March 20, 1983 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Zoom (2006), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and The O.C. (2003). He has been married to Laura Eichhorn since August 27, 2006. They have one child.
10. Abbie Cornish
Actress | Bright Star
Abbie Cornish, also known by her rap name Dusk, is an Australian actress and rapper. Following her lead performance in 2004's Somersault, Cornish is best-known for her film roles as the titular heroin addict in the drama Candy (2006), courtier Bess Throckmorton in the historical drama Elizabeth: ...
11. Michael Kelly
Actor | Chronicle
Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his ...
Actress | Ally McBeal
Calista Kay Flockhart was born 11 November, 1964 in Freeport, Illinois. Her mother, Kay (Honohan), was a school teacher, and her father, Ronald Flockhart, worked for Kraft Foods Inc. She has Irish, Scottish, German, and English ancestry. Calista was named after two of her great-grandmothers, who ...
13. Richard Schiff
Actor | Man of Steel
Richard was born in Bethesda, Maryland, the middle of three sons of Edward, a real estate lawyer, and Charlotte, a cable TV and publishing executive. His parents divorced when he was 12. He dropped out of high school but obtained an equivalency diploma. He tried studying at the City College of New ...
Professor Emil Hamilton
14. Carla Gugino
Actress | Watchmen
Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist. She is of Italian (father) and English-Irish (mother) ancestry. Gugino moved with her mother to Paradise, California, when Carla was just five years old. During her childhood, they moved many times within the state. But ...
15. Jon Cryer
Actor | Two and a Half Men
Jon Cryer was born on April 16, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA as Jonathan Niven Cryer. He is an actor and director, known for Two and a Half Men (2003), Pretty in Pink (1986) and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987). He has been married to Lisa Joyner since June 16, 2007. They have one ...
16. Michael Shannon
Actor | Take Shelter
Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon.
Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His ...
17. Clive Owen
Actor | Children of Men
British actor Clive Owen is one of a handful of stars who, though he is best known for his art house films, can handle more mainstream films with equal measures of grace and skill. Owen is typically cast as characters whose primary traits are a balance of physical strength, intellect, conflicting ...
18. Ray Porter
Actor | Zack Snyder's Justice League
19. Rhona Mitra
Actress | Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Mitra was born in Paddington, London, England, the daughter of Nora Downey and Anthony Mitra, a cosmetic surgeon. She has an older and a younger brother. Her father is of Bengali Indian and English descent, and her mother is Irish. In 1984, when Mitra was eight, her parents divorced, and she was ...
20. Idris Elba
Actor | Beasts of No Nation
An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...
Robert DuBois a.k.a. Bloodsport I
21. Patrick Fabian
Actor | The Last Exorcism
A working actor for over 20 years whose jobs have taken him all over the country and the world, Patrick's credits include playing with everyone from Angela Lansbury to Xena.
Hailing from Central Pennsylvania and armed with a BFA in Performance from Penn State University, Patrick went west to earn an...
23. Robert Elswit
Cinematographer | There Will Be Blood
Robert Elswit is an American cinematographer. He is best known for Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), There Will Be Blood (2007), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), Inherent Vice (2014), and Nightcrawler (2014).
Elswit frequently works with director ...
24. David Brenner
Editor | Independence Day
25. Hans Zimmer
Composer | Gladiator
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...
26. Alex McDowell
Production_designer | Fight Club
Alex McDowell is an award-winning narrative designer working at the intersection of Design, Technology and Storytelling. He is founder and creative director at Experimental Design, where he and his team design the future for industries and institutions, building worlds across media. He is a ...
27. Kim Sinclair
Art_director | Avatar
Kim Sinclair was born on July 10, 1954 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a production designer and art director, known for Avatar (2009), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and The Last Samurai (2003).
28. Anne Kuljian
Set_decorator | Minority Report
29. James Acheson
Costume_designer | The Last Emperor
James Acheson was born on March 13, 1946 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He is a costume designer and production designer, known for The Last Emperor (1987), Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and The Man in the Iron Mask (1998).
costume designer #1
Costume_designer | American Hustle
costume designer #2
31. Victoria Down
Make_up_department | Rise of the Planet of the Apes
hair and makeup designer
32. Bruce Moriarty
Assistant_director | Forrest Gump
first assistant director
33. Misha Bukowski
Assistant_director | Army of the Dead
second assistant director
34. Richard Taylor
Special_effects | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
weapons conceptual designer
37. Seth Engstrom
Art_department | Avatar
39. Jay Oliva
Art_department | Wonder Woman
Jay Oliva is an American storyboard artist and Director. He resides in Los Angles, California where he began his career in animation working on Fox's animated series "Spider-Man" in 1996.
He became a Director on the CGI series "Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles"in 1998 and worked on "...
40. Scott Hecker
Sound_department | Mad Max: Fury Road
Hecker's introduction to sound occurred while he worked as a driver and apprentice at Angel Editorial (later Blue Light Sound). He spent 12 years establishing his career at Blue Light, and went on to work independently for a decade, furthering his knowledge and passion for the sound industry. ...
sound designer / supervising sound editor
41. Chris Jenkins
Sound_department | Mad Max: Fury Road
sound re-recording mixer #1
sound re-recording mixer #2
43. Michael McGee
Sound_department | 2012
44. Allen Hall
Special_effects | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Allen Hall was born May 4, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of a commercial airline pilot. In the early 60s his family relocated to Burbank, California where he came in contact with the film industry living so close to all the major studios. As a result, his interest in films began at an early...
special effects supervisor
Visual_effects | Watchmen
Often referred to as the Don Quixote of the visual effects industry, Mr. DesJardin (aka "DJ") has been viewing the world askance for years.
With an illustrious career that began by shooting stereoscopic films with Charlie Chapin and extending to the forthcoming Ultraman tv-to-film adaptation, DJ ...
visual effects supervisor
46. Damon Caro
Stunts | Zack Snyder's Justice League
stunt coordinator #1 / second unit director
47. Tim Rigby
Stunts | Wonder Woman
stunt coordinator #2
48. Andrew Rowlands
Camera_department | Star Trek
49. Clay Enos
Camera_department | Watchmen
Clay found his way to unit photography when Zack Snyder gave him a chance to shoot Watchmen. That lucky break has led to over a decade of work. His enthusiasm has never waned. While his credits include big budget superhero films, he treats every project as a unique opportunity to hone his skills, ...
50. Bob Morgan
Costume_designer | Dune: Part One
51. William Doyle
Location_management | Mank
53. Geoff Johns
Writer | The Flash
Geoff Johns is an American comic book and television writer, film and television producer.
He is the Chief Creative Officer at DC Comics, a position he has served in since 2010. His most notable work in different media has used the DC Comics characters Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash and Superman.
54. David S. Goyer
Writer | Dark City
David S. Goyer was born on December 22, 1965 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as David Samuel Goyer. He is a writer and producer, known for Dark City (1998), The Dark Knight (2008) and Batman Begins (2005). He is married to Marina Black. They have two children.
55. Zack Snyder
Director | 300
Zachary Edward "Zack" Snyder (born March 1, 1966) is an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter, best known for action and science fiction films. Snyder made his feature film debut with the 2004 remake Dawn of the Dead and has gone on to be known for his comic book movies and ...