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Regé-Jean Page Auditioned to Play Superman's Grandfather, Bombshell Report Reveals Why He Didn't Land the Role

Regé-Jean Page Auditioned to Play Superman's Grandfather, Bombshell Report Reveals Why He Didn't Land the Role

A new report has emerged about the alleged toxicity within WarnerMedia ever since Ray Fisher leveled serious claims about what went on behind the scenes during Justice League.

Apparently, creator’s of David S. Goyer’s Syfy comic book series Krypton were “passionate about doing some nontraditional casting.” They brought in Bridgerton breakout star Regé-Jean Page years prior to audition for the title role of Seg-El, the grandfather of Superman.

Click inside to find out why Rege-Jean Page was rejected…

However, the report suggested that then-DC Films chairman Geoff Johns apparently shot down the idea of Rege-Jean playing the role because he “said Superman could not have a Black grandfather,” THR reports.

Johns‘ rep responded to this report and said he “believed fans expected the character [of Superman’s grandfather] to look like a young Henry Cavill.”

Krypton was eventually cancelled – find out who ended up playing the title role that Rege-Jean auditioned for.

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