Earlier today the guys over at LatinoReview got word from a trusted source of theirs that David Goyer is penning the new Superman movie.
this is what they got from their souce:
“Hola Chicos, Pinche Taco here with the latest blatherings de nada de los Ninos de Hollywood!
So you will believe un hombre can fly! Te Juro. The talented David Stephen Goyer, the man who made sure Nolan stuck to the legend of El Dark Knight, has been hired to write the next chapter. Here is what El Taco can tell all you ninos….
- Thomas Tull, the head of Legendary, got tired of all the discussion and decided chingate, let’s do it. So he went to Goyer and Goyer had an idea that actually takes the movies back to the John Byrne incarnation. Modern. Believable. FUN! So Tull got Goyer hired.
- The film will not be called Superman and will be called THE MAN OF STEEL.
- Brandon Routh will not star in the film.
- Nic Cage will NOT star in the fllm (lol)
- Bryan Singer is not expected to direct.
Conoces como Mark Millar walks around acting like he was going to write it? El Taco discovered that this was always BULLSHIT. Paul Levitz hated the guy and he was never even discussed to write it. He made all that “almost” stuff up.
I can tell you that Goyer’s story involves Luthor and Brainiac. It is NOT an origin and assumes audiences already know about Lois, Clark, Jimmy and Perry. I know the Daily Planet is struggling due to the internet. And I know it sets up a huge Kryptonian mythology.
El Taco is muy excited about this. This could be the Superman movie we deserve!
Yo soy El Taco y yo digo adios!”
Variety has later confirmed this information, although not to the level of detail concerning the plot.
To me this is great news, although David Goyer is considered by some fans as a hit or miss writer due to the Blade movies and even his new show “Flashforward”, but this guy wrote Batman Begins and the story for The Dark Knight. And with word on the street with him also penning the 3rd Batman movie with Jonathan Nolan this all may very lead to a very interesting Superman movie. While I admit I may be seeing a connection where there isn’t any, I think all those rumors about Chris Nolan “god fathering” the new superman movie may end up true after all because of this and how closely David will have to be to Chris due to him writing both Superman and Batman pretty much at the same time.
Whatever may happen next I’m sure will excite fans of both movies, until then we just wait for the next bit of exciting news.