SDCC '13: Jonathan Nolan Says He Won't Be Involved With 'BATMAN VS SUPERMAN'

SDCC '13: Jonathan Nolan Says He Won't Be Involved With 'BATMAN VS SUPERMAN'

"The Dark Knight Rises" screenwriter Jonathan Nolan says he won't be involved with Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" sequel which will introduce a new Batman. Were you hoping that he would join the creative and team-up again with David S. Goyer?

The lone creative contributor within Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" trilogy has stated that despite a sequel that will include Batman, he won't be involved with the project. Speaking at SDCC to promote his CBS show "Person of Interest", screenwriter Jonathan Nolan made it clear that he won't be joining his brother (producer) or David S. Goyer (screenwriter) on the "Man of Steel' sequel. Said the younger Nolan sibling, "The fun thing about working with such an iconic character is you know when you're doing it that at some point you're going to wrap up your story and see what the next fella down the line has to say about it, so I'm very excited to see what they do with him." In these very early days of the project, it currently appears that Goyer and Snyder will handle writing duties on the project by themselves. There's been a sizable amount of nitpicking at the amount of straightforward exposition in "Man of Steel" and Jonathan Nolan's name has been brought up on quite a few message boards and comment threads as a missing ingredient from "The Dark Knight" recipe.

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Running Time: 2 hrs 23 min
Release Date: 14 June 2013 (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Starring: Henry Cavill, Michael Shannon, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner,Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Christopher Meloni, Richard Schiff, Harry Lennix
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Written by: Christopher Nolan (story), David S. Goyer (screenplay)

"Man of Steel follows the Last Son of Krypton on his epic journey to become mankind's shinning beacon of hope for a brighter future. With the beliefs and values instilled by his adoptive parents Jonathan (Kevin Costner) and Martha (Diane Lane) Kent, a young Clark (Henry Cavill) sets out to find his place in the world. But when the nefarious General Zodd (Michael Shannon) arrives on Earth, Clark will have to choose between being a normal human or Kal-el,son of Jor-El (Russell Crowe) and humanity's greatest protector and champion. Filmed in IMAX and shot in Vancouver, Chicago and Plano, Illinois, Man of Steel will be released on June 14, 2013 by Warner Bros. Directed by Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) with a screenplay by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight) the Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Rises, Inception) produced feature film will surely be the summer blockbuster of 2013."
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