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Christopher Nolan to Make Superman Fly Again

February 10, 2010 (3:48 am) GMT
The helmer and scribe of 'Batman Begins' has been requested by Warner Bros. to work on upcoming film about The Man of Steel.
Christopher Nolan to Make Superman Fly Again

After landing on the ground for about three and a half years, Superman is going to get help to fly again. Deadline Hollywood has learned that Warner Bros. Pictures has asked "the brains behind rebooted 'Batman' ", Christopher Nolan, to play a "godfather" role to resurrect "Superman" franchise.

About the idea for the story, the upcoming "Superman" film will not serve as a sequel to the previously released film but it will be a completely new franchise. "It would definitely not be a follow-up to ''," an insider said as quoted by the site.

The next film, which is nicknamed "Superman 3.0" by Nikki Finke and Mike Fleming from Deadline Hollywood, is said still in the early development and Nolan will likely not direct it. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. will join forces with Legendary Pictures, which co-produced 2006 "Superman Returns", to make sure the new project is happening.

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