Wednesday, August 26, 2009
"I think it's good that they just had a court case where, basically, if you make another Superman movie, you can't touch Superman growing up—that's part of the story that you can't touch any more," he previously said. "That wouldn't be a bad thing. I think everybody's a bit sick of seeing the origin story."
Without the aid of an origin story and with an eye towards a darker film, what kind of story would McTeigue tell in a "Superman" movie? The filmmaker was understandably light on the details, but he did offer a suggestion on how to approach Kal-El's next adventure.
"You need to take it and retool it," he said. "Make it something that appeals to audiences now a little more.
I don't think you need to retool Superman. They have 1000s of stories to choose from. Don't try to make Supes into Batman or Wolverine. It's blasphemy!