They didn’t give him the role of Superman because he was gay

American actor Matt Bomer, winner of a Golden Globe, has revealed in a recent interview that he lost the opportunity to play Superman in the early 2000s due to his sexual orientation, despite having been the favorite after months of auditions for the movie Superman: Flyby.

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Golden Globe-winning American actor Matt Bomer has revealed that he lost the chance to play Superman in the early 2000s because of his sexual orientation. Bomer, known for his versatility in the world of entertainment, explained that he was in the process of starring in the movie Superman: Flyby, also known as Superman: Man of Steel. However, the project did not materialize.

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In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter” podcast, Bomer confessed that after four months of auditions and with the almost certainty of being chosen, he lost the opportunity when his sexual orientation was discovered, even though he did not admit it. had declared publicly. “This did not depend on anyone, it depended on the weather, which is something extraordinary that is out of our hands. The truth is that it is not the businessman’s fault, nor the Mayor’s Office, nor the Government, nor anyone else,” said the actor, adding that this event had a significant impact on his career.

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These statements add to what was said by novelist Jackie Collins in 2012, who said that the role was denied to the actor because he was gay. Bomer has indicated that this event took place in 2012 and that, in her opinion, it ended without success due to his sexual condition.

Matt Bomer, born October 11, 1977 in Webster Groves, Missouri, has built an impressive career in both television and film. Among his most notable achievements, Bomer has won a Golden Globe and a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries for his role as Felix Turner in The Normal Heart. Additionally, he was nominated for an Emmy for this same role.

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Bomer is widely recognized for his portrayal of ex-convict Neal Caffrey in the USA Network series White Collar, which premiered in 2009. He has also participated in films such as In Time, Two Good Guys, and has had prominent roles in series such as American Crime Story : The Assassination of Gianni Versace, American Horror Story: Hotel, and Doom Patrol.

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