With his new film, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, hitting cinemas soon, director Matthew Vaughn has been doing his fair share of promotional press. As a result, superhero fans got some interesting information out of the director when he confirmed he has been in talks with Warner Bros. about taking on the sequel to Man of Steel.
While speaking recently to Uproxx about the Kingsman sequel, Vaughn had this to say about the prospect of directing the next Superman solo outing:
Well, if I do [direct Man of Steel 2], I’ll be happy as well. It’s an honor to even have had a discussion. So, they’re probably freaking out that I’ve even mentioned it. But, yes, we’ll see. Who knows what will happen in my life, that’s for sure.
Vaughn has previously spoken about wanting to direct a “feel-good, heroic” take on Superman and has been a popular choice among many fans to helm the sequel to 2013’s Man of Steel. It wouldn’t be the director’s first foray into the superhero genre, having previously directed the much-loved X-Men: First Class.
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Superman will next return to the big screen in Justice League this November.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Amber Heard, Jeremy Irons, J.K. Simmons, Willem Dafoe, Connie Nielsen, Julian Lewis Jones and Ciarán Hinds.
Justice League will be released in theaters on November 17, 2017.
5 Things We Want To See From Superman When He Returns In ‘Justice League’
The DC Extended Universe is having a massive year with the overwhelming success of Wonder Woman and the immense hype for the release of Justice League. The upcoming superhero team-up epic is what Warner Bros. has been building towards for the past few years and it is the first time we will the see the League assembled on the big screen. It echoes similarly to when The Avengers first teamed up 5 years ago. Justice League is going to be a huge event with several iconic DC heroes, but the character that most people are waiting to see is the Man of Steel himself, Superman.
At the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Superman makes the choice to sacrifice himself. With him currently being gone and set to make his return in Justice League, there are things that fans would like to see from Kal-El. Henry Cavill’s Superman has so far been the most divisive DCEU character. There are a lot of things that need to be embraced and altered when he returns so that he feels like the Superman from the comics that fans have been clamouring for ever since his debut in Man of Steel.
Here are 5 things we want to see from Superman when he returns in Justice League. Click Next to continue.