Affleck plays actor George Reeves in the drama-biopic directed by Allen Coulter. Shown through the perspective of a private detective investigating his death, Reeves begins an affair with the wife of a studio executive and lands the starring role in the TV series Superman, but becomes dissatisfied with his career and love life. Co-starring Adrien Brody, Diane Lane and Bob Hoskins. On studying for the role:
When George Reeves was Super-man you had three TV channels, and that show was iconic.