Zack Snyder Could Direct Justice League If Man of Steel Is A Success

When it comes to wondering who Warner Brother's will chose to direct their planned Justice League film, numerous names have already come up including last summer's big rumor that Ben Affleck (The Town, Argo) was asked to directed and star in the film, and the countless rumors of Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight trilogy) helming the project. Well while most of these names brought up have since been denied to have any involvement with the JL film, one director in particular is still definitely a major contender for the job, and that's none other than Man of Steel director Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen). But now the latest issue of Empire Magazine seemingly confirms that if Man of Steel is a success for WB, Snyder will in fact be asked to direct the Justice League film.

According to the article from Empire:

"Warner Bros.’ long-term view has been revised to embrace this new vision, just as the Dark Knight films resisted the commodification of Marvel. Whether we get a Justice League, they say, depends on Man of Steel. If we do, they say, Zack Snyder will be asked to direct."

The news really doesn't come as much of a surprise as it sounds like WB is putting the fate of their Justice League movie and any plans of a shared universe on the shoulders of Snyder's Man of Steel. While I'm sure Christopher Nolan was their first go to guy for the job, he's really made it clear that he'll have no involvement with the film despite producing Man of Steel. Snyder seems to be the next best thing after Nolan, and there's definitely some things that Snyder can bring to the table that Nolan wouldn't be able to such as Snyder's signature action sequences and CGI effects that would be assets that the JL film can use a lot of if it wants to compete with The Avengers.
By now Snyder has probably more experience then any other director at adapting material from comic books as he's done with 300, Watchmen, and now Man of Steel. If Snyder's able to really prove that he has the strong understanding of the Superman character that it seems he does based on the recent trailer for the film, it'd make sense that WB would be much more comfortable with him adapting their other characters in the team-up film. It's also worth noting that Snyder has already done the whole superhero team-up film with Watchmen, and while so people had their complaints about the film I found it to be one of the strongest films ever in the superhero genre. Snyder's already proven that he can balance the presence of all these very different character and talented actors in Watchmen, so there's no reason he shouldn't have the same success if he directs JL.
Now along with the fact that Snyder will most likely be asked to direct if Man of Steel is a success, David S. Goyer who wrote the screenplay for Man of Steel is also being eyed to pen the script for JL. Goyer has a track record of comic book movies that's sort of a mixed bag as he's co-written The Dark Knight trilogy with the Nolan brothers, but he also wrote for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance which wasn't exactly received well by audiences or critics. None the less it seems Goyer's doing a good job with the Superman character with Man of Steel, and reteaming him and Snyder could emulate the success MOS most likely will have.
So would you be happy if Zack Snyder was chosen to direct Justice League? Do you think David S. Goyer should write the script?