Death of a Superhero Movie

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A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.

Who's Involved:

Thomas Sangster, Philipp Kreuzer, Anthony McCarten, Michael McElhatton, Sharon Horgan, Astrid Kahmke, Andy Serkis, Ian Fitzgibbon

Release Date:

Friday, May 4, 2012 (New York)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: 1 hr, 37 m

Plot: What's the story about?

A teenage comicbook artist suffering from leukemia finds escape from the harsh realities of life in his illustrated adventures, in which the indestructible Miracle Man fights a never-ending battle against his arch-nemesis, the mad scientist known as the Glove.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making Death of a Superhero

A look at the Death of a Superhero behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ian Fitzgibbon last directed Perrier's Bounty. The film's writer Anthony McCarten last wrote The Two Popes and Three Identical Strangers.


Anthony McCarten


Astrid Kahmke
Philipp Kreuzer
Anthony McCarten


Tribeca Film

Production Company

Bavaria Pictures

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Production: What we know about Death of a Superhero

Key Facts

  1. Based on the novel by internationally acclaimed author Anthony McCarten.

Filming Timeline

On or about March 19, 2012, the film was in Completed status.

On or about February 24, 2009, the film was in Development status.

Death of a Superhero Release Date: When was it released?

Death of a Superhero was released in 2012 on Friday, May 4, 2012 (in 1 theater . There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including The Avengers, Meeting Evil and Mother's Day.

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