|01.30.2011 - Looks like we have the latest news on the upcoming Superman movie directed by Zack Snyder. |
They also named the new man behind the cape and the "S" Shield.
He's British and let's see how Zack Snyder will tackle this new challenge in bringing the reboot to the big screen.
Interesting that Christopher Nolan came as one of the executive producers, but left the project recently kept the title as producer.
Let's hope this one's gonna be something to look forward to in 2012.
For more details here's the complete press release...
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Henry Cavill has won the coveted role of Superman, the iconic superhero.
The film will be directed by Zack Snyder, who stated, “In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I am honored to be a part of his return to the big screen. I also join Warner Bros., Legendary and the producers in saying how excited we are about the casting of Henry. He is the perfect choice to don the cape and S shield.”
Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder are the producers of the film. The screenplay is being written by David S. Goyer based on a story by Goyer and Nolan. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.
Cavill recently wrapped production on “The Cold Light of Day” and stars in the upcoming “Immortals,” opening this fall.
Targeted for release in December 2012, the new Superman movie will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.