Norrin Radd wrote:
"Not a direct sequel but Brandon Routh should get another shot"
I don't see how this even makes sense. I mean, it kind of has to be a direct sequel in this case. If you have the same actor brought back...playing the title role...you can't just ignore what happened in the previous movie and you can't contradict it. That would just confuse audiences all to hell and they would have a right to be. For instance, you can't get rid of the kid; he was practically the main plot point of Returns.
I voted total reboot.
1) Keep Parker Posey to play Lois, which should have been a given in the first place. Cast a more 'adult' actor to play Superman. Josh Brolin, for example.
2) Brainiac, Metallo or Doomsday as the villain, but not a villain-palooza.
3) If there's any Lex, use rich guy Lex.