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    Next Superman Director Announced

    Zack Snyder to Direct Superman - Movies News at IGN
    Superman Reboot Announces Director and Villain | WorstPreviews.com

    Directed by Zack Snyder(300, Watchmen), who was hand-picked by Chris Nolan (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight), with a *screenplay* written by David Goyer (who also wrote the Blade Trilogy, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and the 3rd Batman film).

    This has enough comic-book-to-film talent that this movie should be great, but the last time Warner Bros. went this route it was Bryan Singer directing (X-Men and X-2) and the two writers Singer worked with on X-2.

    What do you fellow comic/movie fans think of Snyder directing the next Superman movie?

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    Re: Next Superman Director Announced

    Yeah General Zod.




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    Re: Next Superman Director Announced

    I have a hard time getting excited about a Superman movie after Superman Returns. Will this be a sequel to that, or are they rebooting again?



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    Re: Next Superman Director Announced

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    I have a hard time getting excited about a Superman movie after Superman Returns. Will this be a sequel to that, or are they rebooting again?
    It is a reboot.



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    Re: Next Superman Director Announced

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    I have a hard time getting excited about a Superman movie after Superman Returns. Will this be a sequel to that, or are they rebooting again?

    Im pretty sure a reboot a la Dark Knight. Never been a huge superman fan so the past movies didnt really mean a whole lot to me. Im hoping this next round can really catch me. Actually although it may label me nerd, I very much enjoy the animated Marvel/DC movies that have been made as of late.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Im pretty sure a reboot a la Dark Knight. Never been a huge superman fan so the past movies didnt really mean a whole lot to me. Im hoping this next round can really catch me. Actually although it may label me nerd, I very much enjoy the animated Marvel/DC movies that have been made as of late.
    I instant netflixed "New Frontier" last week. It was awesome.



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    As far as Snyder goes, I never read 300 so I cannot compare the movie to the book. With Watchmen, while I enjoyed the movie, there was no way he could live up to the book. I expected that going in which I think allowed me to enjoy it. Although, he did destroy the ending.



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    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    As far as Snyder goes, I never read 300 so I cannot compare the movie to the book. With Watchmen, while I enjoyed the movie, there was no way he could live up to the book. I expected that going in which I think allowed me to enjoy it. Although, he did destroy the ending.
    If there was one weak point of the book, it was the ending.

    movie ending>giant squid monster, imo.

    Watchmen suffered because there was no way you could possibly incorporate all the backstory and flashbacks that made the book interesting into one movie.



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    Re: Next Superman Director Announced

    I'm interested to see what they come up with but not sold on the 'dark night' turn they have mentioned. Just give me more Brandon Routh with a more interesting ****** and better villian battles.



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    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    I instant netflixed "New Frontier" last week. It was awesome.
    I bought New Frontier, and I really didn't think it was that great. Not awful, not great, just kind of there. Watched it 2-3 times to see if that would help.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    If there was one weak point of the book, it was the ending.

    movie ending>giant squid monster, imo.

    Watchmen suffered because there was no way you could possibly incorporate all the backstory and flashbacks that made the book interesting into one movie.
    How can a person not love a gigantic telepathic squid monster. Ozymandias was pretty fond of it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    If there was one weak point of the book, it was the ending.

    movie ending>giant squid monster, imo.

    Watchmen suffered because there was no way you could possibly incorporate all the backstory and flashbacks that made the book interesting into one movie.
    I can see your point. When I read the book for the first time, I remember being slightly disappointed with the ending. But then I saw the movie and was disappointed they changed it.

    The flashbacks were tough to do but I still wish they would have done a better job on the chapter that described Manhattan's concept of time. That is my favorite chapter of that book.



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    Bad.***.


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    Re: Next Superman Director Announced

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    If there was one weak point of the book, it was the ending.

    movie ending>giant squid monster, imo.

    Watchmen suffered because there was no way you could possibly incorporate all the backstory and flashbacks that made the book interesting into one movie.
    I agree that "the octopus" was lame. However, the thing I didn't like about the movie ending was that Dr. Manhattan got blamed for everything when that wasn't the case at all.

    If a Superman movie has the chance to work I think this team could be the one to do it. However doing a reboot after a reboot a few years ago seems a little lame. That said, I'm just not a big Superman fan - he is too strong.




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    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I'm just not a big Superman fan - he is too strong.
    Well than maybe they should do this story!



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