Episode 11 of the Superman Confidential podcast takes a look at what Matthew Vaughn’s Superman movie could have been like plus a look back at Season 1 of Krypton.

Matthew Vaughn talked about what his Superman pitch could have been like – Polygon

  • Empire (2008) – Mark Miller mentioned a trilogy that would be “I want to start on Krypton, a thousand years ago, and end with Superman alone on Planet Earth, the last being left on the planet, as the yellow sun turns red and starts to supernova, and he loses his powers.” Possibly like LOTR trilogy released once per year
  • Polygon – “Vaughn and Millar’s take would have the event take place much later in the timeline, allowing Superman to grow up on his home planet and gradually become familiar with Earth, maturing into an adult before having to reckon with his loyalty to both planets.”
  • Collider (March 2017) – WB was interested in Vaughn for a Superman movie
  • Collider (September 2017) – Vaughn gave his take on what a Superman movie would be – “Weirdly if I did do Superman—and I made the mistake of telling someone yesterday I have spoken about it and then wallop (laughs)—I think my main take would be, it’s really boring but make a Superman film. I just don’t feel a proper Superman—I think Donner did it to perfection for that time. Just doing the modern—I wanna do a modern version of the Donner [version]. Go back to the source material… For me Superman is color, feel-good, heroic. He’s a beacon of light in darkness. And that’s what I think Superman should be.”
  • Vaughn confirmed he’s no longer talking to WB about Superman, but it would be difficult for him to say no.

Animated DC Super Pets movie has been delayed – Deadline

  • Was scheduled for May 2021, will now release in May of 2022
  • Article mentions the pets of Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman
  • Krypto time?

Tyler Hoechlin talks about possible future appearances as Superman – YouTube

  • “I don’t know. I know there’s a big crossover coming up so I’ve got my fingers crossed that we’ll figure something out.”

Krypton Season 1 look-back


  • Respect to Superman
  • The World of Krypton
  • Houses, Guilds, etc.
  • Cast
  • Characters from comics – Seg-El, Dev-Em, Quex-Ul
  • New characters – Lyta-Zod, Jayna-Zod, Kem, Nyssa-Vex, Daron-Vex
  • Els – Val, Ter, and Charys
  • Production value – the look of Krypton
  • Influence of Superman, Man of Steel, and other
  • Adam Strange

Spoiler stuff

  • Jax-Ur
  • Villains – Brainiac, General Zod, Doomsday
  • Superman mythology – Fortress of Solitude, Black Zero, Phantom Zone

Future seasons

  • More of Kryptonian culture – guilds, technology, cloning, food, sleep, animals
  • Nightwing and Flamebird
  • Other city-states – Kryptonopolis, Argo City, Wegthor (Moon)
  • More Kryptonians from comics
  • Zod brings Faora/Ursa and Non?
  • Non-kryptonians – Mongul, Maxima
  • Kryptonian mythology – Eradicator, Green Death/Kryptonite, Doomsday
  • Relations with other planets – Daxam, Thanagar, Rann, Martians
  • Future generations/time jump?

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