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Matt McGloin

David Goyer Talks Man of Steel As Superman Begins; Still Not Answering Justice League Movie Questions



Previous to the big Superman/Batman announcement at Comic-Con, writer David S. Goyer spoke about the Man of Steel and wouldn't say a word about the Justice League movie.

As Goyer was in part behind Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins, the writer compares Man of Steel more to that stating his latest movie is more "Superman Begins" with the ending revealing Clark at the Daily Planet.

"Look, if Man of Steel was kind of Superman Begins, then [in the end] we get him into the Daily Planet," io9 reports as they questioned Goyer at the 75th Superman Anniversary at Comic-Con with the writer adding "[it would be natural to] start building out that world." 

As Clark now does work side by side with Lois Lane (Amy Adams), it also makes sense that Lois knows his identity of Superman, which Henry Cavill agreed with.

"I think it's essential," Cavill says about Lois Lane knowing Clark Kent's secret. "Because if we're trying to base it reality, there's no way that Lois has these direct interactions with Superman, and then doesn't recognize Clark sitting next to her in the office."

Speaking of Comic-Con, while Warner Bros. and Zack Snyder did announce the Superman/Batman movie as sequel to Man of Steel, at the same time it was also being reported that the Justice League movie was going to be announced along with The Flash.

Obviously, those two announcements never came to be, but previous to the Superman/Batman announcement, Goyer wouldn't say a peep about Justice League, perhaps signifying the writer may have signed a confidentiality agreement meaning he is involved with the movie.

"I can't answer any Justice League questions, sorry," Goyer said when asked.

David Goyer particpated in a fan QnA not too long ago where he didn't answer any specific Justice League questions as well, but did comment that he would want to do a Wonder Woman film and that he would do Green lantern better.

At Comic-Con, Goyer also stated the Man of Steel sequel could be titled Batman vs. Superman, and it is was also announced that he will be directing an episode of The Walking Dead.

Superman/Batman, the sequel to Man of Steel, goes into production next year for a 2015 release starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane with a new Batman to be cast.

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