Superman Returns is a 2006 film, which is about the comic book superhero Superman. It is the fifth of the Superman film series. It was directed, co-produced by Bryan Singer and coguionizada (X-Men, X-Men 2, The Usual Suspects) and starring actor Brandon Routh. The film picks up the story from Superman II (forgetting Superman III and Superman IV), with the "Man of Steel" coming back to Earth after an absence of five years. The role of Jor-El Marlon Brando played him through archive footage. The film was nominated for an Oscar in the category "Best Visual Effects".