Superman Producers Narrow Down Director Candidates

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The team behind the upcoming Superman reboot is beginning to assemble its players, as producers Chris Nolan and Emma Thomas have reportedly begun to meet with a short list of directors for the job. According to Deadline, the group of directors under consideration includes: Tony Scott (Unstoppable), Matt Reeves (Let Me In), Jonathan Liebesman (Clash of the Titans 2), Duncan Jones (Source Code), and Zack Snyder (Sucker Punch). Nolan will be submitting his choice to the studio within the next few weeks, with the film scheduled to be made by 2012. Unfortunately for potential Superman Jon Hamm, Kevin Smith's name does not appear on the list. [Deadline]