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Brandon Routh (b. October9,1979) portrayed Superman/Clark Kent in the feature film Superman Returns. Which was created from the old company of Queen Consolidated which he bought and he's also the Ex Boyfriend of Felicity Smoak who is his 2nd in Command at his company. Brandon Routh is suited up for action as Superman in this first-look photo from The CW. Needing help improving his O.M.A.C. Brandon Routh (b. October 9, 1979) portrays The Atom in Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow. However, Paramount Pictures put the film into turnaround. By Paul Chavez for MailOnline. Routh was still set to reprise the role, according to DC Comics president Paul Levitz. "[12] On the other hand, film critic Roger Ebert noted that he thinks "Routh lacks charisma as Superman, and I suppose as Clark Kent, he isn't supposed to have any."[13]. Sometimes it's difficult to distinguish one superhero from another, especially if they have similar powers and abilities. After stopping his 1st Villain and thanking The Flash Family and S.T.A.R. The film was intended for a late-2007/early-2008 release. [1], Routh has said he was often told that he bore a physical resemblance to Christopher Reeve, who had previously portrayed Superman in a film series. In 2009, however, Routh's contract to play Superman in another film expired, but he said at the time that he would like to return if given the chance. Brandon Routh, who played the Man of Steel on the big screen in Bryan Singer's 2006 tentpole Superman Returns, has joined the cast of the CW's superhero drama … At the 2006 Spike TV Awards, Routh won the award of "Best Superhero" as Superman in Superman Returns, beating out among others, Hugh Jackman as Wolverine. The two soon learn he wasn't in Central City the night of The Particle Accelerator he was in fact in Opal City. He later became one of the original cast members of Legends of Tomorrow, appearing in all five seasons. That's why even Brandon Routh, who plays The Atom on Legends of Tomorrow, admits that he gets confused between Ant-Man, the Marvel hero played by Paul Rudd in films, and the Atom sometimes.. He portrayed supernatural detective Dylan Dog in the 2011 film Dylan Dog - Dead of Night. Routh was signed to star in The Informers (2009), a film based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel, with Kim Basinger, Amber Heard, and Billy Bob Thornton,[15] but his scenes ended up scrapped with the decision to excise the "vampire" subplot from the film entirely.[16]. Routh would be the third actor to portray the character, after Willem Dafoe and Liev Schreiber. Watch Queue Queue. Brandon Routh’s ‘Atom’ May Move From ‘Arrow’ To ‘The Flash’? He was raised in nearby Norwalk. He’s embracing his new character, even if … Before appearing on The Flash, Brandon Routh made his first appearance as The Atom in Season Three of Arrow. [23] The show, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, premiered in January 2016. [4][5], Routh grew up in Norwalk, approximately 100 miles (160 km) south of Woolstock, the birthplace of George Reeves, the first actor to play Superman on television. Routh made his Arrowverse debut back in 2014 when he appeared in the third season of Arrow. Routh subsequently appeared on the WB's Gilmore Girls(in a February 2001 episode, "Concert Interruptus", playi… That would Brandon Routh, who plays Ray Palmer … [6] He was cast in his first acting role in 1999, in an episode of the short-lived ABC television series, Odd Man Out. He also had a recurring role in the NBC series Chuck, as Daniel Shaw. Ray Palmer also known as The Atom is The Founder and CEO of Palmer Technologies a company he created. 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He appeared in The Episode: "The Calm". http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0746125/ In 2011, he played the titular character of the film Dylan Dog: Dead of Night. The following month, it was announced that Routh would depart Legends of Tomorrow as a series regular during the fifth season. Reviews of Routh's performance were generally positive, with Newsweek noting he "effortlessly lays claim to the iconic role. [27] His final episode as a series regular was “Romeo v. Juliet: Dawn of Justness”. [19] The series was cancelled after only six episodes had aired. Roosevelt. As some studios, writers or producers struggle to do one superhero justice these days, the production team behind both Arrow and The Flash seem to welcoming challenges (even more than those posed by their two DC Comics heroes). [33], Routh is a distant relative of President Franklin D. Legends of Tomorrow star Brandon Routh has bowed out of the show after five seasons as Ray Palmer (aka The Atom). As of last night, Routh's character Ray Palmer, AKA Atom, has officially left the Waverider alongside his new wife Nora (Routh's real-life wife Courtney Ford). [17] The film is based on the Italian comic series created by Tiziano Sclavi.[18]. Having successfully battled and stopped his 2nd Villain The Metahuman known as Deathbolt he delivers him to The Pipeline located at S.T.A.R. When director Bryan Singer came aboard the project, however, he insisted an unknown actor be cast in the part, in the tradition of the casting of the best-known film Superman, Christopher Reeve. He was cast in his first acting role in 1999, in an episode of the short-lived ABC television series, Odd Man Out. He was a recurring character throughout season three, which premiered October 8, 2014. The Flash Wiki is a FANDOM Comics Community. Prior to Routh's casting as Superman in the film Superman Returns, Warner Bros. had spent over a decade developing a plan to relaunch the franchise, entitled Superman Flyby, with possible stars including actors such as Nicolas Cage, Josh Hartnett, Brendan Fraser, Tom Welling, Paul Walker, Henry Cavill (who eventually became Superman in Man of Steel (2013)), James Marsden, Ashton Kutcher, Keanu Reeves, Will Smith, and James Caviezel,[9] and planned directors including Tim Burton, Wolfgang Petersen, McG, Brett Ratner, and Shekhar Kapur. In February 2015, it was announced that a spin-off was in development that would co-star Routh as The Atom, along with Arthur Darvill, Wentworth Miller, Victor Garber, and Caity Lotz. Routh also reprised his role as Superman (albeit one from an alternate universe) in the 2019 Arrowverse crossover event "Crisis on Infinite Earths". when out in combat. \"Invasion!\" Ray Palmer/The Atom (special guest star) After the release of Superman Returns, Routh signed on to play CIA agent John Clark in Without Remorse, under the direction of John Singleton with a screenplay by Stuart Beattie. [1] During his childhood, Routh thought a full-time acting career was unrealistic, citing his small-town background. \"All Star Team Up\" Ray Palmer/The Atom (special guest star) 2. Most recently, Routh has donned an impressive suit of armour to play Ray Palmer, the Atom, in both Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. On February 22, 2012, it was announced that Routh had been cast in David Kohan and Max Mutchnick's (the creators of Will & Grace), new CBS half-hour, multicamera comedy pilot, Partners. He again played this character in the shows fifth season. [8], Routh attended the University of Iowa for a year, aspiring to be a writer. Brandon Routh, Actor: Superman Returns. Earlier today, fans of the Arrowverse were stunned when they learned that Brandon Routh, the actor who plays Ray Palmer AKA the Atom on Legends of … Routh has since appeared in one episode of The Millers and multiple episodes of Chosen and Enlisted in 2014. [1], Routh attended Norwalk High School,[6] where he played sports, and participated in music and theatre. He meets everyone especially Barry Allen also known as The Flash but also gets along and become good friends with Cisco Ramon while working on the suit together. [9] Singer, who has since stated that Routh was the embodiment of "our collective memory of Superman,"[10] was impressed by Routh's resemblance to the comic book icon and found the actor's humble Midwestern roots perfect for the role, as well as his "combination of vulnerability and confidence", which Singer said reminded him of Christopher Reeve. Routh plays Daniel Shaw in season 3 of spy series Chuck, in a recurring, supporting role. FIRST LOOK: Brandon Routh as the Atom By Tim Beedle Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 When Arrow announced that Brandon Routh would be appearing as Dr. Ray Palmer on the show’s third season, fans knew the announcement was huge. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue Pictured: Brandon Routh as Superman in Superman Returns. He played Michael Urie's character's steady partner, alongside David Krumholtz and his Table for Three co-star Sophia Bush. \"Fast Enough\" The Atom (archive footage) 1. Routh subsequently appeared on the WB's Gilmore Girls (in a February 2001 episode, "Concert Interruptus", playing an attendee of a Bangles concert), and earned steady work on the soap opera One Life to Live, playing Seth Anderson from May 23, 2001 until April 17, 2002. Labs. Unfortunately, fans will have to say goodbye to two main characters in The CW series DC's Legends of Tomorrow.Both Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh) and Nora Darhk (Courtney Ford) are leaving their lives as time-traveling heroes behind and will exit the Waverider reportedly in Episode 7, titled "Romeo v Juliet: Dawn of Justness." Routh, the third of four children, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, to Catherine LaVaughn (née Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Ray Routh, a carpenter. Labs for all their help with improving his suit he and Felicity Smoak return to Starling City. Brandon James Routh (born October 9, 1979) is an American film and television actor. Brandon Routh is leaving The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow and some fans are still processing. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. In 2000, he had a four-episode role on season 3 of MTV's nighttime soap opera, Undressed. By Rachel Labonte Mar 18, 2020 Even now that the dust has settled, Legends of Tomorrow star Brandon Routh still has mixed feelings about his exit from the show. The Amazing Story of Superman, "The Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Character Clark Kent/Kal-El Superman", "If the tights fit: Newcomer Brandon Routh takes to the sky in 'Superman Returns, "Former Man of Steel, 'Crooked Arrows' star Brandon Routh talks Superman curse, lacrosse and gay marriage | The Reel Breakdown - Yahoo! [11] Routh was signed on to appear in two potential sequels, but due to mediocre box office results those never materialized. Brandon Routh is best known for playing the Man of Steel, and has recently taken on another superhero as Atom on Arrow. Atom is then told to enlarge by … In 1999, Routh left the University and moved to Manhattan and then Los Angeles, where he pursued a full-time acting career, first appearing as an extra in Christina Aguilera's music video for "What a Girl Wants". Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series) Characters, https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Raymond_Palmer_(Arrowverse), https://theflash.fandom.com/wiki/The_Atom_(Brandon_Routh)?oldid=47620. In 2013, Routh appeared in the video game Call of Duty: Ghosts. Routh's future participation on the project is unknown. Ten years after becoming the Man of Steel in Bryan Singer’s Superman Returns, Brandon Routh is playing another DC superhero, the Atom, on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. [25] Following this, he had supporting roles in the films Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Routh reprised his role as Clark Kent / Superman in the 2019–2020 Arrowverse crossover "Crisis on Infinite Earths",[24] https://greenarrow.fandom.com/wiki/The_Atom_(Brandon_Routh) Before filming began, Routh bulked up for the role, gaining 22 pounds to reach a high of 218 pounds. Brandon Routh's Arrow character Dr. Ray Palmer has been making small steps (as is befitting his ultimate transformation) towards his eventual identity as the Atom. Routh is a fan and player of the video game World of Warcraft. Upon learning this the two are left wondering how Deathbolt ended up getting his Powers. Routh has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. In January 2009, Routh was officially cast to play Todd Ingram in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World which was directed by Edgar Wright, based on the Scott Pilgrim series by Canadian artist Bryan Lee O'Malley. [32] During the 2008 Presidential Election, Routh spoke at an Iowa rally in support of Democratic candidate Barack Obama. [1] His former manager signed him on because of the resemblance, telling him that he thought Routh would be cast as Superman if there were another film in the series.[7]. Filming for Superman Returns began in Sydney in February 2005. Brandon Routh will play Kingdom Come Superman and Ray Palmer's Atom in 'Crisis on Infinite Earths,' where they will both meet for the first time. affected by events adapted from the Kingdom Come storyline. The star had to clarify that this wasn’t his decision to make on Instagram this week. Labs. While taking a break from working on the suit he gets thrown into by Felicity Smoak and Barry Allen an awkward situations that is going on with Iris West and Eddie Thawne. [7] Routh has also noted that during his younger years, he was fond of the Superman films and comic books. [1] During this time, he modeled and acted in order to earn his tuition expenses. In 1999, Routh left the University and moved to Manhattan and then Los Angeles, where he pursued a full-time acting career, first appearing as an extra in Christina Aguilera's music video for "What a Girl Wants". Legends of Tomorrow star Brandon Routh has officially said goodbye to the show and his character Ray Palmer, AKA the Atom. 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