Something we haven’t heard a lot about lately from Warner Bros. is their plans to make a Man of Steel sequel. While one was announced a few months back, there is still no release date and still no casting news or plot details. After what seems like months of no talk at all, the silence has been broken.
Per a report put out by Collider, Mathew Vaughn is currently the studio’s top choice to direct Man of Steel 2, and preliminary conversations about Vaughn’s directing positions have taken place. If you are not familiar with the director, his best-known work is directing critically successful, action packed movies like Kingsman: The Secret Service, X-Men: First Class, and Kick-Ass.
The report is quick to point out that Vaughn is not yet signed on as the director, and could very well end up not directing the project. However, Warner Bros. is still showing interest in Vaughn and will probably want him to helm other superhero movies tied to the DC movie universe should he not end up the director of the Man of Steel sequel. (more…)