Zack Snyder's Superman Distances Itself from 'Justice League' Movie
Though at first it was thought to be a mistake in reporting, we later learned that Jeff Robinov's top priority as the new president of Warner Bros. was to have a Justice League movie hit theaters by 2013. While we found some problems logistically with getting an ensemble project like that off the ground in the next two years without introducing several of the key team members, Robinov detailed plans that included a Batman reboot to follow The Dark Knight Rises and spin-off films featuring The Flash and Wonder Woman after the Justice League is introduced. But with Zack Snyder already working on The Man of Steel, how will Superman fit?
Well, the short answer is that Snyder's Superman won't be part of Justice League. HeyUGuys spoke to the director at the UK premiere of Sucker Punch and asked how Superman would fit into the DC Comics mash-up:
It doesn’t. Like what Chris Nolan is doing and what I’m doing with Superman, what they’ll do with Justice League will be it’s own thing with it’s own Batman and own Superman. We’ll be over here with our movie and they kinda get to do it twice which is kinda cool.
So we'll have two different Superman iterations existing in two different universes. If that's the case, then I'm not sure why we need a rebooted Batman franchise at all, to be honest. Personally, I like the concept of having multiple actors playing different variations on the same superhero. That would essentially be the ultimate way to make the cinematic universes similar to the comic book universes.
There are plenty of different iterations of the same hero with completely different storylines and maybe you like the Justice League Superman more than Zack Snyder's Superman. Who knows? Of course, with these films, audiences might be easily confused as to why a different actor is playing the same hero in two different movies at the same time, but I'd like to think that the Internet would help them figure that out. Anyway, the prospect is certainly interesting to say the least. What do you think of all this?