'The Dark Knight' and 'Man of Steel' Writer David S. Goyer Shares the Worst Studio Note He Ever Received
Writer and comic book aficionado David Goyer has had an interesting career when it comes to those marquee characters, having written Blade and Blade II (nobody’s likely to forget he stepped behind the camera to write and direct the unfortunate Blade: Trinity) and receiving story credit for the Dark Knight trilogy. After spending some time away from the comic book movie scene, Goyer’s opening up about his past experiences and details of one of his most memorable run-ins with some clueless studio executives.
In a wide-ranging interview with THR, Goyer is asked about the absolute worst studio note he ever received on one of his movies, not including the time he was told to “take the magic out” of his Doctor Strange script.
“One note I got was on Man of Steel, where the ending involves Superman utilizing the pod that he arrived in as a child in order to bring down General Zod’s ship. The note we got from the studio said, ‘You have to change that.’ We asked why. They said, ‘Because if Superman uses that …
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