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Friday, January 26, 2007

Brandon Routh Hallmark Update

IMTA alum Brandon Routh looks amazing in a full page ad for Hallmark in the current issue of Entertainment Weekly on newstands now. Hallmark's newest line of greeting cards featuring favorite films with sound clips features Brandon as Superman from his hit motion picture Superman Returns which was released this past summer.

Brandon Routh competed at IMTA during the New York, New York 1999 Convention. His handsome face was on the IMTA stage for Swimwear, Team Fashion, Runway and in acting competitions. IMTA insider scoop...he was known as BJ Routh then!

He had been scouted by Patrick Baca, who encouraged him to compete at IMTA. Brandon got lots of face time with the agents, managers and casting directors and ended up moving to Los Angeles. He signed with Mara Santino and Ryan Daly of Kazarian/Spencer & Associates. Routh was chosen for the role of Superman following an exhaustive search that spanned the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Thousands of candidates were interviewed before the final selection was made.

Check out Brandon in EW and in Hallmark stores today!

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