Celebrated writer and essayist Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing a new Superman film that can be produced by J.J. Abrams, Shadow and Act reports. The undertaking has no launch date or director hooked up but, and there’s nonetheless no phrase on whether or not Henry Cavill will reprise his function. Shadow and Act suggests a seek for a new actor to play Kal-El / Clark Kent / Superman has but to start.
Coates is maybe greatest identified for his books Between the World and Me and The Stunning Battle, however he additionally has comics expertise, writing well-liked runs on each Black Panther and Captain America. Coates is additionally engaged on a number of different in-development film and tv initiatives, together with a tv collection for HBO and a feature film adaption of a New Yorker article about Atlanta lecturers, to be directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Michael B. Jordan.
It’s unknown at this level if this new Superman can be DC and Warner Media’s foremost model of the character going ahead or extra of an experimental aspect undertaking like Joker and The Batman, however recasting the function opens up all types of thrilling prospects. Jordan himself reportedly met with Abrams about a new model of the character, which, given his work in Black Panther, may bode nicely for the new Man of Metal.
Nevertheless issues shake out, it looks like J.J. Abrams’ time as Warner Media producing guru (sealed to the tune of $250 million) is transferring in some fascinating instructions: a Justice League Darkish collection, a new Superman, and a typically totally different future after years of Zack Snyder grimness.