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Why Man Of Steel Wasn't Called Superman - 17/5/2013 1:37:14 PM   
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- 17/5/2013 1:37:14 PM   
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I thought this was going to be the title for sunger's unmade sequel

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- 17/5/2013 1:58:14 PM   
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Ha!! you said Sunger!!

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Make The Break - 17/5/2013 2:15:30 PM   
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it helps to make a break with past 'superman' movies and they can use 'man of tomorrow' as title for a sequel.

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He's over thinking it a bit. - 17/5/2013 11:24:46 PM   
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I think Chris Nolan suggested Man of Steel because it's to Superman what Dark Knight is to Batman so it gives the DC movies (or at least the ones he's involved with) a more cohesive feel.

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RE: He's over thinking it a bit. - 19/5/2013 11:25:32 AM   
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Using a nickname also worked for the lead character of TDK.

And, Man of Steel, by being completely free of the word Superman, wont get lost among other Superman related material in search engines.

Story and marketing reasons for it not being called superman, as well as the S symbol already being well enough known for the symbol not to need the name attached.

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RE: - 20/5/2013 3:40:45 PM   
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ORIGINAL: His Dudeness

Ha!! you said Sunger!!

Maybe he didnt want to use that dirty S word around here! dont blame him!

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