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Have You Had Enough of Man of Steel? Then Don't Click on This Post

By Steven Lloyd Wilson | Trailers | June 11, 2013 |

By Steven Lloyd Wilson | Trailers | June 11, 2013 |

Well apparently the movers and shakers behind Man of Steel took the news that Google can predict box office totals of films with 94% accuracy, because they’re totally moving forward with the sequel already, in addition to flooding all the tubes on the Internet with a variety of promotional materials.

First up, David Goyer (the guy who wrote Man of Steel) has already been announced as the writer for Man of Steel 2. Zack Snyder has also been tapped to direct, and Christopher Nolan will once again produce. Warner Brothers has officially fasttracked the project on the principle that if they squeeze harder the golden goose will obviously pop out twice as many eggs.

In addition, Man of Steel 2 will be released before the rumored Justice League movie, because Zack Snyder says that Superman needs moved a bit further along his personal story before the ensemble event can happen.

Oh, and Justice League? David Goyer has been announced as the writer for that also. (source: SlashFilm and yes, SlashFilm)

Are your ears sick of listening to the Rains of Castamere on repeat after haunting repeat? Well, here you go, a live stream of the entire Hans Zimmer soundtrack of Man of Steel:

Finally, here’s yet another clip from the film, which I think brings us to a grand total of 40% of the film released in clips up to this point. In it Jor-El “makes a heartbreaking decision” and not just about what cell phone provider to go with:

Man of Steel comes out this Friday, and presumably the sequel will be out by August given how furiously Warner Brothers is hammering down on the pedal.

Steven Lloyd Wilson is the sci-fi and history editor. You can email him here or follow him on Twitter.

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