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Old March 17 2011, 06:23 AM   #707
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Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

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Zack Snyder on the Superman reboot: "Respect the canon but don't be a slave to the movies".

“Literally, the one thing that everyone can start to think about is that we’re making a movie that finally goes with the approach that there’s been no other Superman movies,” Snyder said. “If you look at ‘Batman Begins,’ there’s that structure, there’s the canon that we know about and respect but on other hand there’s this approach that pre-supposes that there haven’t been any other movies. In every aspect of design and of story, the whole thing is very much from that perspective of respect the canon but don’t be a slave to the movies.”
Read more at the link above. Snyder seems to confirm that Kevin Costner will indeed be playing Jonathan Kent.
JacksonArcher posted this in the other Superman thread, here: http://trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=129913&page=25 ...but I think this is the main thread.

Well that's good to hear. Somewhat new territory, Costner as Jonathan, can't wait for more casting or story news.
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