|At the opening of Moose Murders.|
Yes, it has come to this.
TV version in 1975 shown in the late night slot on ABC and from what I remember, it was pretty awful. There was a recent revival in Dallas with Matt Cavenaugh with a new book, but it never transferred here. The role of the Man of Steel and his secret identity Clark Kent will be played by Edward Watts who was so ravishing as a shirtless Samson in Scandalous, Kathie Lee Gifford's short-lived Aimee Semple McPherson musical earlier this season. Watts will probably not be exposing his impressive pecs, but hopefully, he'll be in the traditional skintight red-and-blue outfit.
Here's a pop quiz: What fictional characters have inspired a Broadway musical, a TV series, and a series of popular films? (The answer: Superman, Spider-Man, Tarzan, and Sherlock Holmes.)
There was also a super-hero quiz on King of the Nerds this week which I'll cover in the Reality update blog.
In other news, Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz may be starring in a revival of Harold Pinter's Betrayal to be directed by Mike Nichols. In a pre-Grammy Awards interview for the Los Angeles Times, record producer Clive Davis announced he plans to stage a Broadway revival of My Fair Lady in 2014. he wuldn't say who has in mind for the leads, but I thought Sting and Anne Hathaway would be perfect.