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‘Man of Steel 2 will be a masterpiece if this is true’: Fans React to Top Gun: Maverick Director Joseph Kosinski Allegedly Being Top Contender to Direct Henry Cavill’s Superman Sequel

Man of Steel 2 Joseph Kosinski

After his return as Superman in the DCU, fans couldn’t be more excited about having Henry Cavill back. With rumors about the sequel to the Zack Snyder hit Man of Steel, the fans are eyeing another notable director for the role.

Speculations abound about the manner of return of Henry Cavill and what destruction awaits the metropolis city have been roaming around the internet. The fans rejoice as they gear up for a new era of DC, one which includes Henry Cavill.

Henry Cavill as Superman in the DCU.
Henry Cavill as Superman in the DCU.

Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel 2 Allegedly Gets A Director!

Starting from scratch, the new era of DCU is planning to allegedly change or reboot the origin story of Superman. After Henry Cavill left The Witcher franchise, the people hoped for the actor’s larger role in the DCU but the Superman’s project is currently a rudderless ship.

Joseph Kosinski is the director of Top Gun: Maverick (2022).
Joseph Kosinski is the director of Top Gun: Maverick (2022).

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After much hype and anticipation, a Twitter account by the name of icon posted alleged news regarding a director casting for the assumed upcoming Man of Steel 2. The director who will allegedly take the reigns of this untamed horse is none other than Joseph Kosinski. The director recently shot to fame when he directed the Tom Cruise starrer Top Gun: Maverick (2022), which earned the director a nomination for the Saturn Award.

The fans, upon hearing the rumored news, felt that the director was indeed the right choice and took to Twitter to express their satisfaction and trust in the new era of DC.

With a not-so-clean record on his back, Joseph Kosinski has directed films such as Top Gun: Maverick, Oblivion, and, Tron: Legacy. The people feel that Joseph Kosinski is an underrated director and it would be a win for DC Studios to hire the man. These are all speculations as of now and there have been no official statements regarding the same.

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What About Steven Spielberg and Henry Cavill’s Superman?

Henry Cavill.
Henry Cavill.

Recently, Steven Spielberg, the veteran director known for Jurassic Park, was seen having lunch with the CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery, David Zaslav. It was speculated that the veteran director is all set to direct the Henry Cavill starrer sequel Man of Steel 2. Not only this but the lunch was also joined by Christopher Nolan who fell on bad terms with Warner Bros. over the release of Tenet (2020).

As far as officiality is concerned, there have been no confirmed news or statements, only rumors and speculations. According to Henry Cavill, the upcoming Superman project is yet still in its construction stage and will take some time before its release.

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Source: Twitter

Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.