“To be invited into the DC Extended Universe by Warner Bros., DC Films and Bad Robot is an honor,” said Coates about the upcoming film when it was first announced.
The Hollywood Reporter is doubling down on its report that Warner Bros. and DC are searching for a Black actor and director to helm its upcoming Black Superman reboot.
Rumors of a Black Superman film started after it was announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing a Superman reboot with J.J. Abrams producing under his Bad Robot label.
DC has previously had a Black Superman named Calvin Ellis, but it’s unknown if that name will be used here.
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