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Old 02-02-2013, 06:34 PM   #19
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Default Re: How would you make Superman Relevant?

He already is...

Superman is a fictional character that represents a fantasy we have about someone swooping in and saving us... from small crimes, from major natural disasters, and from our own complete incompetance as a human race.

I don't see how that is ever not going to be relevant.

The more important question is how you make Superman 'likeable'. Which I think has been the main problem.

'Why do I find all of this so horrible to explore?
Sure, they are interesting questions that I don't mind seeing in an elseworlds GN. But as a theme for the film that is kicking off the tone of the whole JL, and in a film that is presenting Superman to the general audience in a way that current generations will remember him?
I just don't like it. It's dark, it's depressing and it's not how I like the tone of Superman films to be.'
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