Tim Burton Slams Nicolas Cage Superman Cameo in ‘The Flash’ Referencing Director’s Axed Film: ‘I’m in Quiet Revolt Against All This’

In a recent interview with the British Film Institute, Tim Burton discussed the impact of Warner Bros.

scrapping “Superman Lives,” which had Nicolas Cage attached as the titular hero, as well as how he felt seeing Cage as Superman and Michael Keaton’s Batman in DC Studios’ “The Flash.”“No, I don’t have regrets,” Burton said of the scrapped Superman project.

“I will say this: when you work that long on a project and it doesn’t happen, it affects you for the rest of your life.

Because you get passionate about things, and each thing is an unknown journey, and it wasn’t there yet.

But it’s one of those experiences that never leaves you, a little bit.”Following the success of the Batman movie franchise for Warner Bros., Burton was set to direct Cage as the Man of Steel in “Superman Lives” in the late 1990s.

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