Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have tapped Zack Snyder to direct the next installment of the Superman franchise. Snyder was chosen after meeting with producers Chris Nolan and Emma Thomas. But will the illegitimate Superbaby make the cut?
Snyder said this about the project to Deadline:
I've been a big fan of the character for a long time, he's definitely the king of all superheroes, he's the one[ [...] It's early yet, but I can tell you that what David [Goyer] and Chris [Nolan] have done with the story so far definitely has given me a great insight into a way to make him feel modern. I've always felt he was kind of awesome. I'll finish Sucker Punch and get right at it.
UPDATE: Now /Film is reporting that they've "heard that Zod is the villain from two other independent high placed sources." Goyer's script apparently has a narrative link to Richard Donner's Superman work, and in this case the link is said to be Zod. Sorry, all 3.5 of you Nuclear Man fans out there.