‘Man of Steel’ Is Not ‘The Dark Knight’ Says Christopher Nolan

The director of the ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy says that he is done with Batman in regards to taking on ‘Justice League’.
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‘Man of Steel’ Is Not ‘The Dark Knight’ Says Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan talks Man of Steel and Justice LeagueThe Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan's trilogy ending Batman sequel, is on Blu-ray today, and the release has given the director another opportunity to step into the press spotlight and address his role on Man of Steel, which he oversaw and produced.

According to him, the movie is not going to do for Superman what Batman Begins did for Bruce Wayne. In fact, he seems to believe that it will have a lighter tone, while still looking as though it came from the Nolan universe of DC Comics movies.

"I wouldn't want people to think we're doing for Superman what we did for Batman. It's very much Zack Snyder's film and I think people are going to love what he's done. I think it's really remarkable to take on that character. Superman is a completely different character than Batman. So you can't in anyway use the same template. But David S. Goyer had this, I thought, brilliant way to make Superman relatable and relevant for his audience. Zack has built on that and I think it's incredible what he's putting together. He's got a lot of finishing to do on that. Superman is the biggest comic book character of them all and he needs the biggest possible movie version which is what Zack's doing. It's really something."

Some speculate that Christopher Nolan will have a hand in overseeing and producing DC Comics and Warner Bros. superhero ensemble Justice League. He doesn't give a clear answer, but insists what he has always insisted. That his story of Batman is complete, and it will not continue on in Justice League.

"As I've said, and I'll say definitively again, I am done with the Batman films, the trilogy is completed. It ended in the manner we had envisioned."

As you can see, that answer does not address Justice League specifically, as it is not technically a "Batman" film. He could totally be pulling a George Lucas here.

Man of Steel was released June 14th, 2013.

Sources:The Playlist

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  • ejk1 • 3 years ago

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx It's your fault that you couldn't put together a logical sentence, though.

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    • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

      @ejk1 -- And it's not my fault you couldn't put 1 and 1 together; everybody loses.

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      • zeus • 3 years ago

        @ejk1 this is not right, I leave you alone for 5 mins and your at it it with someone else, I'm back baby.., let the games begin.

        Nobody Messes with my homie @ejk1

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        • ejk1 • 3 years ago

          @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx It's not my fault you goofed.

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          • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

            @ejk1 -- You clearly haven't been paying attention to our recent chat. It's too bad i was bored.

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            • ejk1 • 3 years ago

              @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx LOL! Oh my God, you haven't even been looking at the right post of mine, you vag! Take a look at the post of mine that starts off "That's not true," you moron.

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              • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                @ejk1 -- No, it wasn't. This was: "People? Seems to me like you're the only one that's not catching drift. You like toying with "idiots", that give you nothing to thrive on. How the charade between you two lasted so long is beyond me. There's absolutely nothing to argue about, and yet you're still at it.

                Nice job.

                I eagerly await your next arrogant, condescending reply."

                I'm not even in the mood to make fun of you, at this point.

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                • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                  @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx "Wow. That was actually more arrogant/condescending than I expected. You devil, you bastard, you..

                  I'm not upset in the slightest, actually. Amused? Yes. Upset? No. I won't ruin the secret behind my "mental issue"; instead I'll leave you to dwell on it, as children do Santa Clause, and the Tooth-Fairy. That is my early Christmas present to you.

                  Enjoy!"

                  That is what you immediately wrote afterwards. Nowhere does it clarify anything, except how you avoided the crux of my post, opting to respond to my last sentence. And that's why you're a vag.

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                  • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                    Talk about spoon feeding. Yuck.

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                    • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                      @dan1 Just for clarification, "vag" is short for vagina. Shhh..don't tell anyone.

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                      • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                        @dan1 -- Lol.

                        @ejk1 -- Immediately after that post, I completely clarified. That little "jab" served as a complement to your snarly concluding post. We're done here, right? Let's discuss "Fight Club", or something.

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                        • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                          @dan1 Even though he's a vag, he's not my type.

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                          • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                            @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx And I already explained to you why it wasn't. Just because you say where you came in meant nothing. In the first place, your question was awkwardly phrased which caused the confusion, and then you didn't clarify yourself at all.

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                            • dan1 • 3 years ago

                              Lmao... you guys need to get a room. Married couples don't bicker this much.

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                              • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                                @ejk1 -- "You said you like toying with idiots, and that's where my question came in." - which was all that was needed. You put 1 and 1 together, and you got yourself an approximate answer.

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                                • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                                  @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Exactly where did you address the my post telling you why you needed to be more clear or specific?

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                                  • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                                    @ejk1 -- I'm not the one grasping false feelings. I love how you say I ignore everything, and yet you do the exact same thing, to a greater extent.

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                                    • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                                      @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Look at how indignant you get over the smallest of things. It's so precious, lol. And also, exactly where did you address it?

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                                      • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 3 years ago

                                        @ejk1 -- When I address your posts by individual sentences, you complain. When I don't, you complain. What is it with you? Likewise. I admitted I was wrong last time; no need for a freakin' apology. What are you, 10? I'm not ignoring anything. But, whatever floats your boat. What small "dig" do you speak of?

                                        What?! I clearly addressed it. Why are you ignoring those much needed pills? I had an answer then, I have an answer now. Sorry I couldn't spoon feed you. Ironically enough. You're quite the amusing one.

                                        It's nice to know that a man in his 30's can use the term "turd" every now and then.

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                                        • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                                          @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx So...you decided not to address my post. Not surprising. In all the time I've seen you on MW, I don't think I've ever seen you apologize for being wrong, or in this case, not being clear. Instead, you go off on some tangent, ignoring the facts at hand. So here you go, one more time: You butted into the fight I had with that numbnuts, and did it in a haphazard way. When I asked you for clarification, you took a small dig at me. Then, when I tell you why you're question needed to be specific, you totally ignore it! And why? Because like earlier in the week, you had no answer for your shortsightedness. The fact is, all you had to say was "Do you like toying with people, even when there's nothing to go on?" (Huh, see that, I just corrected you like you used to do to Sean before he told you to leave him alone. How does that feel, you turd? :P)

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