Written by Jeremy Shane
on Monday, January 13 2014 and posted in News with Benefits
Plus an extra helping of rumors on top of that, including that the DC project Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has been cast in will be said Justice League movie.
Latino-Review dropped a bit more gossip on everyone about the upcoming Superman-Batman movie, saying that it will shoot back-to-back with it's follow up: Justice League. They say this is mainly due to the hectic schedules of all the big names involved like Ben Affleck and Amy Adams, adding that Henry Cavill is starting to get a lot more attention in Hollywood as well. Not only that, but also because they plan to leave fans hanging at the end of Superman-Batman.
Because Batman vs Superman is going to end with an insane cliffhanger/teaser that leads right into Justice League and, like those other back-to-back productions, they want to be able to deliver the second film within a year to strike while the iron is hot.
They also dropped the bomb that Dwayne Johnson's DC deal will be for Justice League, though no mention of what part he may play. Touching on another big casting rumor, they remind fans that Jason Mamoa recently shot down talk that he would be suiting up in a DC movie, and that it wouldn't be the first time a star denied being cast (Paul Rudd anyone). Though actually, the talk wasn't that he was cast, just that he was being eyed for a role and he did confirm that he met with DC.
Again, all this news should be taken with a huge grain of salt because it's just a mixture of speculation and scuttlebutt behind-the-scenes. Though it does go the right direction to explain the amount of casting rumors and names attached to this project.
Here's what we actually know about the Man of Steel sequel so far:
The Facts so Far on Man of Steel 2
• Henry Cavill and Amy Adams will return for the sequel (along with Diane Lane and Lawrence Fishburne), Snyder is returning to direct.
• Ben Affleck has been cast as Batman
• Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman
• There is no official title yet despite Warners registering several
• Argo writer Chris Terrio polishing final draft of David Goyer's script
And that's really it so far. News about The Rock's deal with WB is not officially connected to Man of Steel 2 yet, and news about the Luthor character being in the movie is probably accurate but not officially confirmed. If you want to look at all the crazy rumors floating around about this movie so far, just take a look at the rundown here.
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About the Author - Jeremy Shane
Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea. Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California. When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead. Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim. If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.
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