Superman Directorial Candidates List

Zack Snyder (“300,” “Watchmen”), Tony Scott (“Deja Vu,” “Unstoppable”), Matt Reeves (“Cloverfield,” “Let Me In”), Jonathan Liebesman (“Battle: Los Angeles,” “Darkness Falls”) and Duncan Jones (“Moon,” “Source Code”) have made the short list of contenders to direct the reboot of the “Superman” franchise at Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures says Deadline.

Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas are producing and essentially sheparding the new incarnation of The Man of Steel based on an idea of Nolan’s which David Goyer fleshed out into a full script.

Nolan has reportedly already started meeting with candidates and will submit his choice to the studio within the next few weeks.