Actor Dean Cain, who played Superman in ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman’ from 1993 to 1997, is unhappy with the news that super hero Clark Kent’s son John Kent will be bisexual.
He is not happy that John Kent will be portrayed as being attracted to both men and women in the ‘Superman: Son of Kal-El’ comic, and shared that the writer is only “bandwagoning” and that he has not taken a stand. Haven’t done anything “brave”. According to reports.
Speaking on ‘Fox & Friends’ he said: “They said it’s a bold new direction, I say they’re on the bandwagon. Robin just came out as bi. Who’s really surprised about that? New Captain America is gay.” According to the report of FemaleFirst.co.uk.
Cain said: “My daughter in[the TV series]’Supergirl’, where I played the father, was gay. So I don’t think it’s bold or brave or any new direction. If they did it 20 years ago Had he been, he might have been bold or brave.
The actor insisted that it would be more “brave” if Superman was depicted trying to deal with global “injustices”.
He continued: “The brave will see him fighting for the rights of gay people in Iran where they will throw you off a building for the crime of being gay.”
“They’re talking to him about fighting climate change and the deportation of refugees and he’s dating a hacktivist who’s also a hacktivist. Why don’t they fight the injustices that led to the refugees whose deportations meant He’s protesting?”
He said: “It would be brave, I read it. Or fighting for women’s ability to go to school and work and live and the rights of boys not to be raped by men under the new hot and obscure Taliban. It would be brave.” “
“Superman: Son of Kal-El” writer Tom Taylor recently spoke out about his enthusiasm for exploring the character’s sexuality because he felt it was an important thing for readers.
He said: “I’ve always said that everyone needs heroes and everyone deserves to see themselves in their heroes and I’m so grateful DC and Warner Bros. share this idea.
“The symbol of Superman has always stood for hope, truth and justice. Today that symbol represents something else. Today, more people can see themselves as the most powerful superheroes in comics,” he adds.
John takes over as Earth’s Superman while his father is out of the world and, like his father, John has fallen for his old college friend Jai Nakamura, a reporter, and the new issue of the comic romanticises their relationship. takes a turn.
The move comes after DC’s latest Robin, Tim Drake, came out as bisexual in ‘Batman: Urban Legends’ and a few months after Marvel’s version American captain Came out as gay.