With Christopher Nolan’s hugely successful "Dark Knight" trilogy in the bag, studio Warner Bros. has finally turned its attention back to the other big superhero in the DC Comics stable: Superman.
Not only does director Zack Snyder’s highly-anticipated reboot mark Superman’s long-awaited cinematic return, but it also signals the beginning of bigger things for DC’s fledgling cinematic universe. Though "Man of Steel" is primarily concerned with the struggles of Clark Kent/Superman, a much larger world is hinted at in the movie. Just as Nolan’s “Dark Knight” helped lay the groundwork for Superman’s comeback in “Man of Steel,” Snyder’s film has major implications for the future of other DC heroes on the big screen.
“If we can get Superman to work, then anything is possible with the rest of these guys,” Snyder told Yahoo! Movies Canada atop Toronto's CN Tower last week. “In order for the DC Universe to continue – and especially if there’s a unified DC universe with more characters in it – Superman’s house needs to be in order.”
Would that require a “Man of Steel” sequel to further develop the character before teaming him up with other DC superheroes in a potential “Justice League” movie? Snyder wasn’t saying. The director was also mum on the rumours that if “Man of Steel”Read More »from ‘Man of Steel’ director Zack Snyder on why Superman is the key to the ‘Justice League’ movie