DC fans will be able to see Superman back on the big screen once again!
It’s been 45 years since the iconic 1978 Superman movie was released in cinemas – starring Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman and directed by Richard Donner.
Celebrations for the anniversary are starting to begin as Superman (1978) will be returning to cinemas in UK and Ireland from April 7. So far this will be in cinemas such as Vue and Everyman, as well as screenings for Cineworld.
There are also screenings taking place in the United States for areas such as Texas and Massachusetts on April 18. Check specific locations here on Showtimes.com
Warner Bros. Pictures will be releasing a new Superman I – IV steelbook collection in 4K Ultra HD, that will be available from April 17.
What happens in Superman 1978?
This first movie is the classic origin story about baby Kal-El being found by the Kent Family; after the destruction of Krypton. He grows up in Smallville, and later finds out that he’s from another world. In order to discover more about who he is, Clark goes on a search across the globe where he creates the Fortress of Solitude.
Through all of his training he becomes the hero what everyone will knows him to be: Superman. A Kryptonian going up against the darkness with his symbol of hope. Lex Luthor is a criminal mastermind and seeks to disrupt Superman’s heroics.
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