Yesterday, we ran rumour control on a report from
that David S Goyer could be about to scribble ideas for his third
What a difference a day makes. Now
’s Nikki Finke is reporting that Christopher Nolan has officially signed up to direct the next
Yeah, yeah, talk about confirming what we already pretty much knew. Well, the big surprise is that Warner Bros have also asked Nolan “to play a ‘godfather’ role” on the new
The Man Of Steel
Great news for Supe fans wanting a new flick sometimes this century. Bad news for fans of
: an insider has confirmed that the next film about the Son of Krypton will “definitely not be a followup to
Still, looks like the WB are desperate to get this right, recruiting their favourite blockbusting director to steer the franchise to financial and critical success.
Nolan isn’t expected to direct the next Supes flick, but with Bryan Singer occupied over at
X-Men: First Class
, we wouldn’t count him in, either. Could one of Nolan’s film buddies take the reins instead?
, and Nolan and co will have to work extra hard to escape
the threequel curse
that blights many a successful franchise. Can he do it? If anybody can, Nolan can.
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