News

Christopher Nolan Talks Man of Steel and Justice League Role

Source:   The Playlist, MTV
December 4, 2012


Christopher Nolan is a busy man. After finishing up his Dark Knight trilogy for Warner Bros., he stepped in to oversee and produce the upcoming Superman reboot Man of Steel, which he says won't exactly be like his Batman series.

"Well, somewhat," Nolan told The Playlist. "But I wouldn't want people to think we're doing for Superman what we did for Batman.

"It's very much Zack's film and I think people are going to love what he's done. I think it's really remarkable to take on that character. Superman is a completely different character than Batman. So you can't in anyway use the same template. But David Goyer had this, I thought, brilliant way to make Superman relatable and relevant for his audience. Zack has built on that and I think it's incredible what he's putting together. He's got a lot of finishing to do on that. Superman is the biggest comic book character of them all and he needs the biggest possible movie version which is what Zack's doing. It's really something."

Ever since the announcement of the Justice League film, Nolan's involvement has been long rumored. When asked if he could take on a Joss Whedon-like role for WB, he laughed and gave the non-answer of "Well, as I've said, and I'll say definitively again, I am done with the Batman films, the trilogy is completed. It ended in the manner we had envisioned."

Even though we won't get to see Man of Steel until next summer, and Justice League for a few more years, the folks involved are very proud of what they've done even if they won't say what it is.

"It afforded me a wonderful opportunity to put a specific thing in the minds of 14 year-old boys," said Russell Crowe to MTV about playing Superman's father, Jor-El. "And that is that the bravest thing you can do, the most important thing you can ever do, is love." You can check out the rest of his interview segment in the video below.

Man of Steel is coming to 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on June 14.



| 36 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

The Star Wars News Roundup - 10.31.14
Paramount Taps Alex Garland to Direct Annihilation
Meet Victor Zsasz in a New Promo for Gotham
Stephen Amell Thinks Grant Gustin Should Play The Flash on the Big Screen
Eric Bana and Ricky Gervais to Star in Special Correspondents
CS Video: Nicole Kidman on Her New Thriller, Before I Go to Sleep
James O'Barr Offers Huge Update on The Crow
Terminator Genisys Storyboards Reveal a Battle Scene
Gal Gadot Passes on Ben-Hur Due to DC Comics Comittments
Takeshi Furusawa's 2006 Ghost Train Headed for English-Language Remake
Wrath of the Titans Scribe Boards Something Wicked This Way Comes
New Trailer and Poster for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Legendary's Skull Island Gets a Rewrite from Academy Award Nominee John Gatins
The Bennet Sisters Assemble in the First Still from Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Casting Breakdown for Supergirl TV Series Reveals New Details
Seth Rogen to Play Steve Wozniak Opposite Christian Bale's Steve Jobs
Evil Dead's Fede Alvarez to Direct A Man in the Dark
A Most Violent Year Reveals a Final Poster Design

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners