Prior to Brandon Routh landing the role of the Man of Steel in the 2006 Bryan Singer film, Jude Law was up for Superman Returns.
Jude Law recently appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where he said things got so far as trying on the costume.
However, when he took a look in the mirror and realized he would be in costume as Superman, he decided it wasn't for him.
Unfortunately, no image of Jude Law in the Superman costume exists.
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