It's official: Zack Snyder will be directing Superman!

Zack Snyder beat out at least five other directors who were reportedly in the running to reboot Superman—including Deja Vu's Tony Scott and Moon's Duncan Jones —and has been chosen by Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures to direct the newest installment in the Man of Steel's big-screen franchise.

Snyder, who directed Watchmen and 300 and is nearing completion on Sucker Punch, confirmed the news to Deadline by saying:

"I've been a big fan of the character for a long time, he's definitely the king of all superheroes, he's the one. It's early yet, but I can tell you that what David and Chris have done with the story so far definitely has given me a great insight into a way to make him feel modern. I've always felt he was kind of awesome. I'll finish Sucker Punch and get right at it."

So what do you think? Do you feel Warner Brothers made the right choice?

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