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The Z To A Of Christopher Nolan
Your guide to the Dark Knight Rises director's career so far...


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The Z To A Of Christopher Nolan | Man Of Steel
The Z To A Of Christopher Nolan | Man Of Steel

Man Of Steel

Like Jor-El with more sensible wardrobe choices, Christopher Nolan has spent several years steering Superman back to the screen in his capacity as producer. A director known for careful planning and an efficient shooting style ("My belief is: always shoot"), the leap to producing for someone else isn't a big one, even if managing two gigantic D.C. properties at the same time must cause the odd sleepless night. Zack Snyder's Man Of Steel spun almost inadvertently from the caped crusader. "While (The Dark Knight Rises co-writer) David Goyer and I were putting together the story for another Batman film a few years ago we got stuck," remembers Nolan. "We were just idly chatting and he said, 'By the way, I think I know how you approach Superman,' and he told me his take on it. It was the first time I'd been able to conceive of how you address Superman in a modern context. It was very exciting." Turns out Warner Bros. thought so too.

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