35 Total Quotes

Brandon Routh Quotes

It's nice to watch the character mature, rather than just to start over again. He gets to continue his journey, which is exciting, I think, for fans, instead of retelling again what we've seen in many different versions.
Brandon Routh
#Character

I'm not even sure who it was, Well, congratulations you're, you know... And I said, 'Great! Thank you!' It was more of a big relief to finally have it happen.
Brandon Routh
#Congratulations

He's got a bigger message. He really wants to change the world but not just by saving things, by being an influence that people can see. If Superman just saves things, people feel like he can do everything for them and that's all they get from him. But if he can influence them so they can aspire to be better in their life or different in their life, that's a great thing. I don't know if I've made that evident in the film, but that's what I'm working on portraying.
Brandon Routh
#Superman

I've been on the telethon before, when I was a freshman in high school swing choir, and I sang at 5 in the morning. So, it's nice to come back and co-host or speak.
Brandon Routh
#Freshman

It's all of those people and most notably Chris is part of it, too, because he was who my Superman was.
Brandon Routh
#Superman

I was there early. I think I was reading Atlas Shrugged . He got there, we ordered coffee. He was a little bit nervous and I was a little bit nervous. We just talked for a good hour and a half about the film and so forth.
Brandon Routh
#Coffee

Chris did such an amazing job. You can change things, but if you do it could be horrible. When somebody does something so great, there's certain things you can tweak, but to change it just to change it sometimes is dangerous.
Brandon Routh
#Job

And also it was a process of, we lifted weights as well, in an effort to train my body to then be able to lift heavier weights when I got in Australia. So that was the first couple of months.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

And the spirit of Superman is great to have around.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

And then once in Australia, I really hit the weights hard.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

As I said before, I'm prepared to be prepared and I think that remains the same, you know there's no way to really know what it's going to feel like. I think for each individual it's different.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

But as far as, for I think it will be amazing you know where I find myself years from now because of this film. It's just amazing, I think everybody's going to kind of know this film and because of it, me. So I you know it's crazy.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

But so long as we can keep this crew of fantastic people together and can continue to make real breakthrough films in this category, as well as characters that stay true to what we've done in this first film, I'd be more than happy to be a part of it.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

Christopher Reeve did such an amazing job that to give him some kind of accent or more bravado would have been wrong. Audiences wouldn't have responded to that either.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I am, of comics I was never as big of a fan as I probably could have been I suppose but I'm definitely a fan of science fiction fantasy.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I could finally quit my job as a bartender and stop dreaming that I might be Superman and know that I was. Then I started thinking about how cool it was.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I knew very early on that there would be quite a bit of attention: Superman is known all over the place.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I mean it allowed me to do that which was fantastic because we really get to see the character mature and deal with some things that are, that I think as an audience member, really pull us in.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I think Superman's journey is to become comfortable on earth. Of course he's got his role as earth's greatest protector but he also wants to be as happy as he can and if that happens to be with Lois then he's going to find a way.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I was at first but I mean I thought at first that I wanted a little bit of that in there but the reasoning behind what they cut and what they kept really makes sense and it really played for me when I saw it yesterday, it all worked and was understood.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I'm kind of looking for something with a lot less action and more talking and listening.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I'm really excited to be a part of it and sharing the legacy, any documentary I look up at the sky and Kevin Burns did and Bryan did and showed me again you know the history that's in this character and you know.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I'm very excited to see where the characters and their relationships go. But in the end, it really boils down to the people who have more power than me, who control the money.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

I've found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

If I become defensive and upset right away, then that's going to adversely affect how I deal with it and it's probably not going to be good press for me and probably be bad just because I'm angry. Just be open and pleasant.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

It was a great mantel to be able to take on really, an amazing legacy. And you know to finally see it, because I just saw the final product yesterday as well, is really amazing to be part of something like this.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

My interests were in fantasy more than comics growing up.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying, when going somewhere and having an intention.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor

So I think it was to Bryan's credit that he was able to let go of some of those things because you create these scenes and you think you become creative, even I, acting things, you become very creatively taken by it.
Brandon Routh
#American Actor