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Breaking News: DC To Possibly Make More Superhero Films Someday/Man of Steel Logo

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From the “news you are probably indifferent to” file comes this nugget:

According to “Wrath of the Titans” screenwriter Dan Mazeau, who also wrote a draft for the planned “Flash” adaptation, Warner Bros is still very interested in giving the various Justice League characters their own movies.
“I think Warner Bros. is finalizing their strategy of how they want to roll out their DC superheroes, and obviously they’ve got Batman in an incredibly great place, and Green Lantern, I think, performed okay,” Mazeau said in an interview with Blastr. “I think they probably would have liked it to have done better, but yeah, there is still a whole lot of excitement for the DC universe, and I know The Flash is very high on the list.”
“It’s like anything, though,” he continued. “It has to come together with the right cast. It has to come together with the right director and sort of the right moment, and so they’re trying to push the rock up the hill … hopefully there will be some news soon, but right now I can’t really say anything else.”

So just to recap, there’s probably almost definitely a chance that we will get to see a film based on The Flash and other DC characters someday. Unless we don’t. Hmm. Snark aside, I want to know what you all think about this. Do you even care about a Flash film at this point? How should it be done? Is there any way to keep the project from avoiding Green Lantern-style cheesiness and becoming respectable like Nolan’s Batman films? Without dwelling too much on the Marvel vs. DC debate, I’m genuinely interested in hearing your thoughts about all of this. Fire away.

Update: DC just released the official logo for Man of Steel:

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?Feel free to discuss your opinions on this in the comments as well. Thanks to Shane Graves for the tip.

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Chris Cummins is a pop culture writer and Archie comics historian who has contributed to The Robot's Voice, Den of Geek US, Philebrity, Geekadelphia, Uproxx, and Unicorn Booty. He is the co-producer and co-host of Nerd Nite Philadelphia, and is regularly involved in producing and hosting New York Super Week events. In 2014, Chris began Sci-Fi Explosion, a mix of live performance, trivia and funny clips celebrating the weirdest in science fiction that regularly travels around the United States. He wrote the introductions to the compilations Archie's Favorite Comics From The Vault and (with Paul Castiglia) Archie's Favorite High School Stories. You can find Chris on Twitter at @bionicbigfoot and @scifiexplosion.