Watchmen, Superman, X-Men, Batman… The missed appointments of Darren Aronofsky

Did you know that “Watchmen”, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this week, has failed to be directed by Darren Aronofsky ? A filmmaker who has multiplied the appointments to the super-heroic missed, from “Superman” to “X-Men” by way of “Batman” and “Wolverine”. Paramount Pictures. Did you know that the movie Watchmen – Guards, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this week, has failed to be directed by Darren Aronofsky ? The opportunity to recall that the american director of the 50-year-old, who has recently signed Mother!, has multiplied the appointments to the super-heroic missed, Superman saga, X-Men, passing through Batman and Wolverine. The first missed appointment date to the early 2000s. Just revealed by Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky board while actively on the film adaptation of Batman: Year One, the comic book by Frank Miller. Hired by Warner for what must be at the time the fifth installment of the adventures of man bat on the big screen, the filmmaker promises a renewal total myth. Christian Bale was approached for the main role, but the draft hood. Year One finally seen the light of day in animated mode in 2011, while the new adventures live the super-hero are unveiled in 2005 with Batman Begins . Christopher Nolan is at the controls, the Black Knight being played by… Christian Bale. Darren Aronofsky tells what could be his Batman Darren Aronofsky, advised by Hugh Jackman with whom he has just turned The Fountain is in contention to make X-Men the final battle , but Brett Ratner is preferred. Then comes Watchmen – The Watchmen : the American is in contention to stage this ambitious project, but his vision, which consists in placing the action of the film at the present time, replacing Vietnam with Iraq and terrorism, is not suitable to the studios Warner, who were finally their sights on Zack Snyder. But it is mostly 2011 that Darren Aronofsky rate to new truly the check mark with the world super-heroic. At the controls of Wolverine : the battle of the immortal , where he thinks this time find for good Hugh Jackman, he left the project during production, not wanting to turn outside of the United States to stay close to his own (the film was shot in Japan and Australia). This is James Mangold, who will be selected for staging. Finally, we note that Darren Aronofsky has also been tipped to put in scene the adventures of Superman in Man of Steel (again directed by Zack Snyder) and those of Gambit, a project still in development and no director attached. The trailer for “Watchmen – Watchmen” : Watchmen – The Watchmen trailer VO

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