The Hollywood Reporter has a great interview with screenwriter Damon Lindelof...
It taps into his thoughts on many of his own as well as several other projects. From "Lost", to "Star Wars" to several other entertainment iconography that he's been associated with. But the reporter asks Lindelof about Warner Bros. difficulty in getting their "Justice League" film off the ground. And his answer is analytically precise and revealing about what he would do, if anything:
THR: If Warner Bros called and asked you to help solve their Justice League problem, would you take that call?
Lindelof: The Justice League problem? I think a lot of that depends on Man of Steel. The Justice League problem is not a problem of, who is the bad guy that Wonder Woman and Green Lantern, Superman, whoever you decide to pit them against. The problem is: What’s the tone of that movie? They’ve been struggling with launching their own tone. The tone of Green Lantern is very different from the tone of The Dark Knight. They clearly inhabit two entirely different worlds. You want to feel like someone is establishing a world where the Justice League can exist, maybe Man of Steel is that movie. If Man of Steel works, and it’s great, I think it starts to make sense where Paradise Island is in that world. Because that’s an entirely different world than the one Christopher Nolan introduced.
What's interesting about his statement is that he draws on the fact that "Man of Steel" could provide the justification for the superhero team-up film, while denying, or more precisely, deflecting any desire to be involved in the film. So, unless he has a change of heart, I don't think we'll see his name on the credit list. My suggestion, have Zack Snyder produce it and get Jonathan Nolan to write it and give him the opportunity to direct it. He can be DC's Joss Whedon. He knows the characters and is able to write them. Let him play around in a world where they all meet up.
After all the success he's given Warner, that'd be justice...
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