Warner Bros. developing a live-action Superman: Red Son movie

In this day and age, a Twitter exchange can be considered news, case in point the conversation between Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts and Mark Millar. The back and forth, seen below, they had has revealed that Warner Bros. has some kind of plans in place for a movie based on Millar’s Superman: Red Son. Den of Geek UK has confirmed, from their reliable sources, that there are indeed plans for an adaptation. Ben Affleck as Batman, and Henry Cavill as Superman would not be involved.


"Superman: Red Son was an ultra popular short-run comic series in 2003 which depicted an alternate reality where Kal El landed in the Soviet Union rather than the United States. The comic charted Superman’s entire career, and his battles with Batman, Lex Luthor, Brainiac, the Green Lantern Marine Corps and Wonder Woman. It was incredibly well-received upon its release, with Cavill revealing in an interview that it was one of four comics that inspired his performance in Man of Steel." [Flickering Myth]

I like Vogt-Roberts, especially what he did with "Kong: Skull Island." I wrote this about the film in February:

"I was pleasantly surprised by King Kong: Skull Island, an entertaining B-movie with enough guilty pleasures and awe-inspiring action to make you overlook the cliches. No, really, this is a film that just wants to entertain and does so in spades. "Kings of Summer" director Jordan Vogt-Roberts has actually even one-upped the Jurassic Park franchise by making a creature movie that ups the ante in action and suspense. Take that "Jurassic World.

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