DC Comics fans hoping that the comic publisher would fight Marvel on the big screen with their own version of Justice League had better brace for crushing disappointment. In an LA Times article, it’s been revealed that due to Christopher Nolan basically divorcing himself from superheroes after producing next summer’s Man of Steel, Warner is really left hanging with no directors, producers, or cast lined up for any DC hero currently in the works for the big screen:
As a result, it will likely be at least three years before a new DC title hits the big screen, according to several knowledgeable people close to Warner Bros. who were not authorized to speak publicly.
Marvel, by contrast, has four new films coming out between now and 2014 — new sequels to “Iron Man,” “Thor” and “Captain America,” along with the debut of the interstellar team “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
It seems as if DC was really hoping that Christopher Nolan would become their version of Kevin Feige and shepherd the DC heros right into a Justice League team-up. Nolan doesn’t seem interested with that at all, and as such Warner and DC had no back up plan.