In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a superhero movie that changed course, and a musical that struggled to get going.

Two months into filming on Daredevil (2003), the first Spider-Man movie went stellar at the box office – and Fox figured it might have a bigger project than it thought on its hands.

With The Greatest Showman (2017), the studio was less sure – leading to Hugh Jackman performing for studio bosses the day after a medical procedure.

Stories of both are told in this episode.

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