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Russell Crowe Would Return For A 'Man Of Steel' Prequel

Kirsten Acuna

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Russell Crowe would reprise his role of Jor-El in a "Man of Steel" prequel.

"Man of Steel" has only been out for a month and fans already want to see Russell Crowe back — but not in a sequel.

Instead, fans have been asking the actor if he'd be up to return in a prequel centered around Superman's home planet of Krypton.

Crowe took to Twitter to respond to the masses telling them he would gladly reprise his role as Clark Kent's father, Jor-El. Fans  should just let "Man of Steel" production company Legendary know.

A lot of you are asking about a KRYPTON prequel, if that's something you feel strongly about let @Legendary pictures know your thoughts

— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) July 5, 2013

@ChrisMcEleny Just getting sick of reading the same question mate, however, if it came up, i'd give the tights another go

— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) July 5, 2013

In the four weekends since its release, "Man of Steel" has earned an impressive $586.8 million worldwide. 

The latest Superman reboot had the largest debut weekend of any superhero origin movie with a massive $116.6 million haul.  

It also set the June record for highest-weekend opening.  

There are already talks of a sequel in the works, and hopefully a much-anticipated "Justice League" film down the road.

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