[VIDEO] Throwback Thursday: When Superman Christopher Reeve revealed he didn't like working with Marlon Brando

by Jeremy Spirogis
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When Christopher Reeve criticised Marlon Brando& 

Key Highlights

  • Christopher Reeve performed Superman within the 1978 movie of the identical identify and Marlon Brando performed his father Jor-El
  • In a 1982 interview, Christopher Reeve was requested about working with the legendary Marlon Brando. He revealed he did not fairly get pleasure from working with him
  • And went on to criticise Brando for “phoning in” his efficiency in Superman

The legendary Marlon Brando is revered and beloved all over the world by film buffs and actors. He is usually thought of as an establishment in himself for his iconic performances in movies over the a long time. Actors used to seek out themselves fortunate when sharing screenspace with the icon on world cinema. But, not unique Superman Christopher Reeve. Just like many others, Christopher Reeve used to idolise Marlon Brando till he labored with him within the 1978 blockbuster Superman. 

In the movie, Christopher Reeve performed Superman aka Kal-El aka Clark Kent and Marlon Brando was forged as Jor-El, Superman’s organic father. Four years after the discharge of the movie, in 1982, Christopher Reeve had appeared in a David Letterman interview and had expressed his disappointment over working with Brando. When requested Marlon Brando, Reeve stated, 

I do not say this to be vicious, however I do not worship on the altar of Marlon Brando, as a result of I really feel he is copped out in a sure manner. He’s now not within the management place that he could possibly be. He may actually be inspiring a complete technology of actors by persevering with to work. But, what occurred is the press beloved him whether or not he was good, dangerous or detached or folks thought he was this establishment it doesn’t matter what he did. So he doesn’t care anymore. And I believe it could simply be unhappy to be 53 or no matter he’s and never give a rattling. I simply assume it’s too dangerous that the person has been pressured into that hostility.

Letterman then joked that Brando was there backstage, to which a smiling Reeve replied, 

I do not care — that is one thing I might say to him as properly. He could possibly be an actual chief for us. 

When requested if it was thrilling to work with Marlon Brando, Christopher Reeve replied, 

Not actually. No. I had a beautiful time, however the man did not care. He simply took the $2 million and ran. I simply nonetheless care and I’m a newbie, I simply care a lot that it hurts when somebody is phoning it in. He is a superb actor, he is an excellent man. But, at this second, he simply is not motivated that is all I imply to say. 

The interview just lately resurfaced on the web and has gone viral. Check it out under: 

Also, take a look at scenes from the 1978 blockbuster under: 

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Christopher Reeve performed Superman in 4 Superman movies from 1978 to 1987. 

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