Vandal Savage for MAN of Steel 2
I'm writing this to express an idea I have for a good Superman movie and to help showcase the need to use this rich collection of Villains that are almost never used.
If SMALLVILLE(please don't flame) has taught us one thing is that fans want to see these underused villains/and or heroes.Their tired of the same old villains getting used over and over.Don't get me wrong Batman still needs the Joker and Superman still needs Lex Luthor,but it gets stale if you don't mix it up.
Now I know that Ra's al Ghul was used in Batman Begins and is similar to Savage in terms of living long and views on the world,but he has lived A REALLY LONG TIME and has seen the way the world works.Unlike the Nolan-Verse Ra's, Superman is more fictional based and has to have his enemy's has such,other wise he just looks like a whiner and a god who wants to control everything.
Vandal Savage is the character they should use next and here is my list of reasons and or ideas on the issue,please read all before committing and bear in mind that I only advocate this change has a way to tell an epic story on a grand stage.
List of reasons and or ideas:
1.)Smallville's Lex Luthor showed us a real reason for his attitude towards the Man of Steel, just his view on what he see's as a god who could rule us and not none of that "we were friends first stuff".
2.)Lex truly believes he is a good guy and is only helping the planet.
3.)Vandal Savage in my book would come across as a human separatist who would see "this alien god" as a threat to his planet.
4.)After living so long,he would come to think of this planet has his own and any person not of this world would be perceived as a threat to his way of life.
5.)Having no super powers other than being immortal,He would be really smart and well educated.trained in multiple forms of combat,understand business,science,and almost anything you could think of.
6.)In the comics and on Smallville, Vandal is said to have been known by many names:Julius Caesar,Genghis Khan,Blackbeard,Vlad the Impaler,Jack the Ripper, and even Alexander the Great.With this info one could get a feel for the character without having to spend too much time telling back story.
7.)He comes across as a man who gets bored and rightfully should having to live forever and watch people do stupid things over and over.
8.)He also tries to stay modern and in the modern world...Where do you think he would be and what his name and profession would be called?
I think if he were alive in the modern dc universe, he would be a business man having spent all his life watching how things work, he would be rich, and he would be on the forefront of advanced tech.He would live in the most advanced city in the DC universe....Metropolis.
And his name.....a throw back of one of his first attempts at trying to lead the world............LEX LUTHOR
Now we have a epic showdown......Now I know the last thing people want to see is Lex Luthor being the main villain because he isn't a physical enemy.
I'm still for the idea of him running stuff behind the scenes while other stronger villains take him on, just think it adds more character if THESE TWO VILLAINS WERE MERGED. THANK YOU.
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