‘Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story‘ debuted its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, since then it has had critical acclaim and has even been praised and represented by the Reeve family.
Since then, Warner Bros. Discovery have now acquired the worldwide rights to the documentary for a whopping $15 million, this was reportedly a joint effort by DC Studios, Warner Bros. Motion Pictures, HBO, CNN Films and Max. “Everyone at Warner Bros. Discovery is incredibly proud to come together as one company to partner with Christopher Reeve’s family and the filmmakers behind ‘Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story’ and bring his personal journey to audiences the world over,” a WBD spokesperson said in a statement. “WBD’s DC Studios, Warner Bros. Motion Pictures, HBO, CNN Films and Max are grateful for the opportunity to honor one of our company’s most cherished creative partners and to celebrate Christopher’s rich life and career.”
The film features extensive archive footage of Christopher Reeve along with interviews from family members and others in his inner circle. “You might think you know Superman, or the advocate, or whatever version of Christopher Reeve you think you know, but then you get to see him as a dad,” Will Reeve, Christopher Reeve’s youngest son, said at TheWrap’s Sundance Portrait