Zack Snyder and DC Studios split up some time ago. The director was hired ten years ago to create a cinematic universe that could rival the Marvel universe. Among his works are Man of Steel, Batman Vs. superman or Zack Snyder’s Justice League. However, the company has seen many ups and downs over the years, and with the new direction, the director is no longer part of the plans.
James Gunn And Peter Safran They took over as studio president and promised an almost complete reboot of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Many fans called for the return of Snyder, with whom Gunn has a good relationship. But, despite his persistence, the performer does not count on him, since he is looking for a different approach to the story of his characters. In any case, the director Guardians He doesn’t hold grudges. “I called him and told him I wish him all the best,” he says in an interview with the publication Hollywood Reporter“I told him I wanted this to work.”
Anyway, Zack Snyder He says the chapter of his life in Washington is closed. The director would not consider returning, with one exception. If James Gunn asked him to come back, he would only consider a comic book adaptation. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. “The true definition of a graphic novel,” he says.
This is a four-part series of the famous Frank Miller. In them, Bruce Wayne, who is over 50 years old, decides to resume his activities as the Dark Knight one last time and cleanse Gotham once and for all. This is the only story that Zack Snyder would like to adapt into the DCEU.
Zack Snyder outside Washington
Even though that door has been left open, the truth is that Zack Snyder’s return to the company It doesn’t look like that will happen.. Gunn and Safran have already announced their plans for The Batman. They go through the film Brave and Boldwho will lead Andy Muschietti. Therefore, the superhero story will take a completely different path than the director would like.
Moreover, when it comes to superhero films, he admits that he hasn’t completely ruled out a contract with Marvel, although it does offer very limited options. You might consider making a movie about Daredevil and Elektra. In this case it is mentioned Electra is alive again, also Frank Miller. “But that’s it,” he says. And the tone of his films is very different from the tone of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
For now, Zack Snyder continues to work on Rebel Moon. This sci-fi macro project is for Netflix It will start as two films and will be expanded into a franchise. Rebel Moon. Part 1: Girl of Fire, premiering on the platform on December 22. AND Rebel Moon Part 2: The Warrior Who Leaves Traces The same thing will happen on April 19, 2024.
In fact, these films were born as stories star Wars which creative was presented by Lucasfilm. However, the galactic company He rejected her as too mature and cruel.. In just a few weeks it will be known whether he will be added to the director’s list of successes.
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