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  • Christopher Nolan making next Superman Movie???

    That's the rumor at least:

    Christopher Nolan Put In Charge Of Next Superman Reboot

    We assumed all this time that Christopher Nolan was dragging his heels on a third Batman film because he wanted to put all his focus on Inception before moving on to the next thing. Nope! As it turns out, Warner Bros. was forcing Nolan to take on another iconic American superhero, and presumably Nolan was trying to duck the responsibility before just giving in. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Nolan will be mentoring yet another reboot of the Superman franchise, even as work finally begins on the third Batman film.

    Superman 3.0, as Deadline is calling, is in such infancy that even the studio insiders admit, "Warner Bros doesn't have a handle yet on it." All they really know is they're pretending Superman Returns doesn't exist, though apparently it's vaguely possible that Bryan Singer and Brandon Routh would be involved (though if you were Bryan Singer, would you go near this?) In the words of another source, "We know what we don't want to do. But we don't know what we want to do. We learned a lot from the last movie, and we want to get it right this time." Nolan would almost definitely not be directing or writing the film, but helping shepherd the project as the golden child of superhero movies, and maybe even picking a writer and director.

    I know what you're already thinking-- a dark and gritty Superman! But while I know absolutely nothing about what's in store, I'd say not so fast. The reason Nolan hit it out the park with Batman is because he stayed true to the character, a guy who was dark and brooding by nature. Superman, on the other hand, has never really been that way-- sure he's got plenty of emotions to grapple with and has the whole alien backstory, but he's the bright and shining American hero to Batman's gloomy antihero.
    I'm willing to give Nolan a shot considering the great things he's done with Batman.


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    This is news to me.

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      I thought Superman Returns was pretty good, and would have liked Singer to take another shot at it.

      Nolan clearly knows how to make a good superhero movie, so if this is true, I'm all for that as well.
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        Superman blah blah blah...Any news on Nolan's 3rd Batman?
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          Originally posted by BC_DisneyGeek View Post
          I thought Superman Returns was pretty good, and would have liked Singer to take another shot at it.

          Nolan clearly knows how to make a good superhero movie, so if this is true, I'm all for that as well.
          I actually thought Superman Returns was pretty good as well. Not sure why it was pretty widely disliked.

          Then again, I liked The Phantom, so my opinion probably doesn't mean much.

          Originally posted by royaldisneyfan View Post
          Superman blah blah blah...Any news on Nolan's 3rd Batman?
          From the article:

          Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Nolan will be mentoring yet another reboot of the Superman franchise, even as work finally begins on the third Batman film.

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            I hope they aren't dusting off Justice League again.

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              Originally posted by royaldisneyfan View Post
              Superman blah blah blah...Any news on Nolan's 3rd Batman?
              haha, seriously, i'm here thinking "who cares about superman, i want the next batman movie!"

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                Originally posted by royaldisneyfan View Post
                Superman blah blah blah...Any news on Nolan's 3rd Batman?
                Batman is a much more intresting character than Superman.
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                  If only Nolan could've been at the helm of the upcoming Green Lantern film!

                  While I prefer Superman to Batman, I don't want to see the Superman origin story again, Nolan or no Nolan.

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                    This line from the OP,
                    As it turns out, Warner Bros. was forcing Nolan to take on another iconic American superhero, and presumably Nolan was trying to duck the responsibility before just giving in.
                    rings a bit hollow for me. Nolan is a prime grade A property for WB. Begging him to be involved with Supe would seem far more accurate. I wouldn't be surprised if they've offered him a producer's cut and credit if he writes and/or decided to direct it as well. He's even more important to them until he gets a 3rd Batman film in front of the cameras. And bet they've given him whatever he wants for this summer's 'Inception'. Keeping him happy and on the WB lot is a massive priority, particularly since 'Harry Potter' will soon be flying out their door for good.
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                      ^ Totally agreed.

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                        Spider-Man and Batman

                        Nolan says he has no idea who will direct the Superman film (there has been conjecture that it may be his brother and frequent collaborator, Jonathan Nolan) but his role appears to be comparable to Peter JacksonDistrict 9Neill Blomkamp The Lord of the RingsGuillermo del ToroThe Hobbit
                        story at:

                        http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/herocomplex/2010/03/christopher-nolan-takes-flight-with-superman-we-have-a-fantastic-story-1.html
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                          I'm glad you posted that article to this thread. It's a must read.

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                            Thrilling news for WB. How long before the question marks turn into exclamation points above?
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                              Originally posted by MickeyMousePal View Post
                              Batman is a much more intresting character than Superman.
                              Because Kal-El is too perfect.

                              I'm eager to hear more of Man of Steel
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