‘KINGSMAN’ Director Matthew Vaughn Describes His Potential Take On Superman As “Feel-Good” & “Heroic”

A couple of days ago while doing press for his latest film ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle‘, Director Matthew Vaughn confirmed he’s in talks to helm the next Superman film in the DCEU for Warner Brothers. Now in a new interview, he elaborates on what his take would be on the character if he indeed ends up getting the gig.

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While speaking with Collider, the same page that broke the news back in March he was in talks for Man of Steel 2, Vaughn spoke about how his take on a Man of Steel 2 film would be.

  • “Weirdly if I did do Superman—and I made the mistake of telling someone yesterday I have spoken about it and then wallop (laughs)—I think my main take would be, it’s really boring but make a Superman film. I just don’t feel a proper Superman—I think Donner did it to perfection for that time. Just doing the modern—I wanna do a modern version of the Donner [version]. Go back to the source material… For me Superman is color, feel-good, heroic. He’s a beacon of light in darkness. And that’s what I think Superman should be.”

I certainly agree with Vaughn here about how Superman is meant to be beacon of light and hope. ‘Man of Steel‘ took the origin of Superman in a darker route, and it was met with mixed reactions. I loved Zack Snyder’s grittier and realistic take on the character, but I’m ready for Kal-El to become the Superman we know and love.

I think Matthew is the right choice to get that accomplished, he’s already proved that he can tackle and excel in the superhero genre with ‘X-Men: First Class‘. That film is pretty light but it does tackle some darker themes very well. His latest film ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle‘ looks like a lot of fun as well.

What do you guys think they? Is Vaughn your pick to direct the next Superman film? Be sure to tweet at SuperBroMovies with your thoughts. – Marcos Melendez

Source: Collider

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