Superman: Jude Law Turned Down Role Because of Costume

Several years ago when DC was looking to reboot Superman, Jude Law was approached to star as the Man of Steel but didn’t take the part. The actor has since revealed why he turned down the opportunity, admitting he wasn’t a fan of the costume.

“It didn’t float my boat… I just didn’t really want to go there,” Law said on the latest episode of Late Show With Stephen Colbert (via AV Club). “I was always worried about the outfit and I just didn’t fancy it.” In fact, he was sent the costume to try on, and after suiting up and looking in the mirror, he said to himself “no way.”

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