7 Things That Must Be In MAN OF STEEL 2

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  1. MacLeod

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    Lex Luthor probably even more so than Zod is known as Superman's main villian. It makes more sense to go with a villian the public knows when making a film rather than a villian that maybe only the comic book fans know.

    Look at other superhero films of the past they've tended to bring out the more well known villians early.
     
  2. Gojira

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    I would also like to see just a little more humor in the movie and I would love to see Lex in the next movie along with another villain.
     
  3. P0sitr0nic

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    Jenny is not Jimmy Olson. "Jenny Jurwich." is on her nametag.
     
  4. Admiral2

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    Honestly, if we accept this as a new beginning for Superman, then most of the things mentioned here are the last things I want to see in a sequel.

    You want Lex Luthor back as a villain? Fine. Take him back to his roots. Enough with the businessman/secret villain stuff. He started out an arms dealer selling weapons to both sides of a conflict. Bring back A-hole Luthor, before he got a first name. Or, bring back mad scientist Lex Luthor. You want Cadmus? Make him the head of it, a chief researcher with twisted motives. Make Metallo its maiden project. (Or Power Girl. Kate Upton can play her. :drool:) Just no more Gene Hackman Luthor or Superman animated Luthor. It's been done. It's been done well, but it's been done, whereas we haven't seen mad scientist Luthor since the Superfriends.
     
  5. Mr Light

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    1. As big a scale in action and threat as the first one
    2. Alien villain (Brainiac? Doomsday? Darkseid?)
    3. IF Lex is in it, as a background/supporting adversary NOT the primary villain. Just stirring up the public against Superman.
    4. Superman does more to save innocent lives in the middle of a fight :p
    5. Superman gets to show a sense of humor
    6. Show more of Superman co-operating with the military/police
    7. subtle lead-in to Justice League
     
  6. Ríu ríu chíu

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  7. Shaka Zulu

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  8. shivkala

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    Good points. However, there are always "bad areas of town" and maybe "Suicide Slum" could represent that.

    One problem with that, is that, "Up, Up, and Away" had similar plot threads as Superman Returns. In both cases, Lex discovers a Kryptonian crystal and uses it to attack Metropolis. It was done much, much better in "Up, Up, and Away" (one of my favorite Superman stories), but if they are not careful, people will compare it with Superman Returns.

    That being said, with Zod losing his armor and all of the Kryptonian technology that must still be around, it's possible that Lex could appropriate that and make something to be on par with Superman, that's non-crystalline in nature (leave that with the Donner films).

    She's in the New 52, over in Batwoman (at least she was last year when I stopped reading the comics). Which isn't to say they couldn't use her, but it's unlikely.

    This might not be a bad idea for a tie-in comic, same as the idea for the SCU, but I just don't see it being a movie.
     
  9. Shaka Zulu

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    I love you so much right now, it`s scary! :D ;)

    You should be scripting the next movie-heck, you should be writing the comic books!*

    *In fact, Luthor in the Superman and Superman Unchained books is the mad scientist version, having been put in jail and stripped of his company years ago in Action Comics (which is set years earlier in Superman`s life.)
     
  10. Gecko of Gorn

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    MoS was fantastic. But to make MoS2 truly superb, it only needs one thing:

    Christopher Walken.

    Admit it. You know it.
     
  11. Admiral Buzzkill

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    I'm all for Luthor as a businessman; that's my favorite version of him. That said, the "must" list is bullshit and I don't give a fuck.

    But then, the article is by Devin Faraci, who's not worth shit as a writer, reviewer...or thinker. :)
     
  12. M.A.C.O.

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    Brainiac Attacks! Or a Luthor, Brainiac team up. I think with most of the go get'em action out of the way in the first film. They can slow the sequel down and focus on Supes role on Earth.
     
  13. Dream

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    Funny. That is the title of what is widely to be considered the WORST animated Superman movie.:lol:
     
  14. Casas9425

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    Amen. Faraci is one of the biggest pieces of shit on the internet.
     
  15. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    I wish they'd stop calling him "Cal."

    Call him Superman in the film. Damn it.

    Also, for a title, one without Superman in the title, I'd go with The Last Son of Krypton.
     
  16. Greg Cox

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    I think it's mostly Jor-El and Zod and the other Kryptonians who call him Kal, which makes sense to me. Why would they call him "Superman"--especially when he isn't known to the world by that name yet?
     
  17. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    Well, in Superman 2, They called him Superman, but their tone was patronizing. When they weren't calling him that they would call him "The son of Jor-El."

    I wish they'd at least call him Kal-El. "Kal" makes me think I'm watching Titanic.
     
  18. Greg Cox

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    But, of course, Superman was already world-famous and a household name by the time SUPERMAN II takes place.

    This time around, Clark hasn't even revealed himself to the world at the point Zod shows up demanding that Earth turn over "Kal-El."
     
  19. The Old Building & Loan

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    Well, Luthor hasn't been cast yet....
     
  20. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    You have a problem distinguishing between two characters in different films that have the same name?