a bad week for christopher reeves, a good week for me

I think I’ve just been asked to star in a new Superman film. The producers sent the following email twice, so I know they must be serious… They were in such a hurry, they didn’t even capitalize a lot of the words!

Warner Bros studios
342 empress lane
Barking, sw19bnd london u.k

Dear applicant,

This email notification certifies that you have been randomly selected via email to apply and participate as an “Act” in the induction, casting and making of “SUPERMAN THE MOVIE ” which will be In Theaters by july 2006 http://www.superman-v.com/

This selection is organised by director Bryan Singer, Andrew Stanton and John Woo in the bid to create original characters for the casts Starring: Anthony Hopkins,Jim Caviezel

We will acknowledge your altruistic effort and appreciate your recognition.
Selection of applicants and first shots of SUPERMAN V” will hold in three locations which includes Spain, London and Greece.

We expect your early attendance.

You are henceforth required to send your application to be processed before 22th October 2004.

You are required to send in your CV msword format and include:

1.full names
2.Mailing address
3.Telphone /fax numbers
4.Recent photograph (scan and send via email)
5.Sex/nationality/marital status

PLEASE SEND CORRECT DETAILS TO:
Anchelon martina.
warnerbrostudios@representative.com

THIS WILL ENABLE THE TRAVEL DEPT.PROCESS YOUR APPLICATION.

Mrs.Anchelon Martina is in charge of your travel arrangements and as soon as your application is processed, We will send you a mail notification of acceptance and a brochure via FEDEX with details of your trip.

You are required to pay a registration fee of $150.00 for the purpose of processing and posting of your travel document/brochure.

We will notified you on your travel departure/arrival date and as soon as this is done, your travel fund for the trip will be allocatedto you.

NOTE: Failure to oblige will result to cancellation of your application.

All applicants will recieve a mail notification and a
telephone interview after your application has been approved.

CONGRATULATIONS

REF NUMBER: 03814/17/QG BATCH NUMBER: 09726-14

Warner Bros Studios
Team coordinator.

My guess is that one of the movie’s producers has read my site and heard me mention the fact that before I write each evening, I change into a tattered, old blogging leotard. Knowing that I had access to this superhero-like costume, it seems only logical that they would have then considered me for the role of Superman’s new nemesis. And, as blogging is very much in fashion right now, they no doubt had the sense that an evil Bloggerman would put the proverbial asses in the seats… This is all very exciting… I will keep you posted.

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4 Comments

  1. Posted October 18, 2004 at 10:10 am | Permalink

    I can’t wait to see you on the big screen! Such a star!

  2. Posted October 18, 2004 at 2:37 pm | Permalink

    I’m waiting on pins and needles. Why don’t I get wonderful email like this? I must not be random enough.

  3. mark
    Posted October 18, 2004 at 4:24 pm | Permalink

    I’ve been practicing my, “I’ll get you, Superman,” face in the mirror all day. I’ve almost got it down.

  4. Brad
    Posted April 24, 2005 at 1:36 am | Permalink

    Hey, you got a deal! I got the same offer except they wanted $200 from me!
    “…You are required to pay a (RE-FUNDABLE) registration fee of $200.00 for the purpose of processing and posting of your travel document/brochure.”

    Better act fast before the cost goes up again!

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