- 2 hr 6 min
This film is inspired by true events surrounding the mysterious death of actor George Reeves in 1959. Reeves was the original TV Superman from 1951 to 1958. The film centers around a private eye named Louis Simo who was hired by Reeves' mother to find out what really happened to her son George. Simo is hoping that this case will bring him fame and fortune and notoriety. The film chronicles the investigation of Simo, with flashbacks of Reeves life by actor Ben Affleck playing the role of Reeves. The film offers a window into the Hollywood machine of the 1950's.