Zack Snyder to direct Superman movie

Director Zack Snyder, best known for making 300, Watchmen and Dawn Of The Dead, has been chosen to direct the new Superman movie.

Snyder told industry paper Variety that although still in its early stage, the script is "pretty awesome".

He also revealed that it was "unlikely" that Superman Returns star Brandon Routh would return as the superhero and alter ego Clark Kent.

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