Christopher Nolan Talks "Superman," "Batman"

6/09/2010 Posted by Admin

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Christopher Nolan Talks "Superman," "Batman"

By our guest blogger, Matt Jussim

Empire Magazine has done a rather epic interview with "Inception" director Christopher Nolan and got him to talk a little bit more about both a third "Batman" and the "Superman" reboot he's attached to "mentor."

According to Empire: Nolan still hasn't officially signed on to direct the next "Batman" and he says it's due to workload. Said Nolan: "The God's honest truth is I work on one movie at a time. I'm only capable of doing that, so my head will continue to be firmly in ['Inception'] for another few months."

While this is understandable, I pray he directs it. I mean, who else could pull it off? His brother Jonah is currently working on the script and Nolan is excited about it. He confirmed that the film would essentially be the capper of a trilogy rather than a random third entry.

Said Nolan: "There are things for me to be very excited about in addressing the characters again. It will be the finishing of a story rather than infinitely blowing up the balloon and expanding the story."

He also shot down are some villain possibilities. Thankfully, he mentioned that the Joker character would not return, which I think is a great decision. Said Nolan: "No, I just don't feel comfortable about it."

Nolan also explained his role in the new “Superman.” Nolan said David Goyer pitched him a new approach to the Man of Steel one day, and "thought it was really tremendous. It was the first time I had been able to conceive of how you would address Superman in a modern context."

Having Nolan involved will only be a positive for that franchise, and after the dud that was “Superman Returns” in 2006, hopefully Nolan and Goyer can right the ship.

Nolan’s film “Inception” is set to open July 16, 2010.

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  1. Hrushi said...

    I didn't get one thing: How did Nolan feel excited to play a mod version of the same?
    but surely I got this thing: