Damon Lindelof, creator and showrunner for HBO’s Watchmen, has weighed in on the potential for a Man of Metal sequel that includes Henry Cavill’s Superman.
Earlier this week it was revealed that Henry Cavill was in talks reprise his position as Superman. The precise nature of this reprisal, nevertheless, is at the moment unknown because the actor will not be anticipated to look in movies like Black Atom or The Flash. In addition, so far as we all know, a sequel to Man of Metal is at the moment not in growth. Nevertheless, this has not stopped some from suggesting that Watchmen creator Damon Lindelof could be the fitting individual to deal with such a undertaking.
Whereas chatting with Comicbook.com Damon Lindelof admitted that he was flattered to even be thought-about for such a job and spoke about how you’ll make the character work in trendy time:
“It’s immensely flattering to even be thought-about for … I feel that clearly he’s up there with Batman and the 2 form of the large two. It’s extremely daunting,” Lindelof tells us. “I feel the problem with Superman is all the time going to be what does Superman imply within the modern framework? For a personality, for a tradition that’s mainly moved into this sphere of antiheroes, how do you make house for Superman who’s type of the unique superhero?
He then dived into J.J. Abrams’ personal historical past with the character and admitted that he didn’t assume that he had a tackle the character that might have been higher than his:
Nevertheless it’s fascinating that you simply talked about J.J. as a result of lengthy earlier than I labored with him on Misplaced, J.J. truly wrote a Superman script that by no means obtained made for a wide range of causes principally of which I feel is like that Wolfgang Petersen was making an attempt to make a Superman Versus Batman film,” the author provides. “They had been additionally making an attempt to do JLA. This was all earlier than Chris Nolan got here in and mainly took over Batman, et cetera, but it surely all form of simply obtained misplaced within the wash. He’s had a long-term obsession with Superman. I assume what I’d say is I’d like to see a J.J. Superman film, however I don’t have a tackle the character that might be higher than that.”
What do you all make of Damon Lindelof’s feedback? Would you wish to see the Watchmen showrunner take a crack at Henry Cavill’s Superman for a Man of Metal sequel? Tell us what you assume within the feedback under!
Henry Cavill’s Superman was final seen within the 2017 movie, Justice League. Right here’s the official synopsis for the film:
Fueled by his restored religion in humanity and impressed by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the assistance of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face a fair higher enemy. Collectively, Batman and Marvel Lady work rapidly to search out and recruit a workforce of metahumans to face towards this newly woke up menace. However regardless of the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Marvel Lady, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it could already be too late to save lots of the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. Ok. Simmons, and Ciarán Hinds.
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