Matthew Goode was Superman Runner-Up

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This morning it was announced that Henry Cavill would play Superman/Clark Kent in the new Zack Snyder blockbuster. But who were the runners up for the role? Heat Vision has the answers, noting that Matthew Goode, who starred in Snyder’s “Watchmen”, came close to snagging the cape.

Here’s who Cavill bet to the role of Superman :

So it’d seem that oft-rumoured Scott Porter, fanboy fave Tom Welling (“Smallville”), oft-mooted “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm, and previous ‘Superman’ Brandon Routh weren’t on the short list.