But just as we evolve, so must our superheroes, he said. "We need to create a new mythology for our superheroes," Chopra tells MTV Splash, "because they're not parochial anymore. They're cross-cultural. We're in dire need of mythologies that go to the next level of consciousness."What does Chopra mean exactly? "He [Batman] needs to go to Darfur, or Somalia. Superman needs to have more paranormal abilities – like precognition, telepathy, the ability to see past lifetimes." With more DC Comics films on the way, it looks like a boom in superhero movie madness over at WB, and it looks like they're attempting to deliver goods that actually appease fans and make money.
The studio is set to announce its plans for future DC movies in the next month. For now, though, it is focused on releasing four comic-book films in the next three years, including a third Batman film, a new film reintroducing Superman, and two movies focusing on other DC Comics characters. Movies featuring Green Lantern, Flash, Green Arrow, and Wonder Woman are all in active development.Now if only Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman script can be rescued from development oblivion... [Variety, Wall Street Journal and MTV Splash]