Zach Snyder, the man behind ‘300’ and ‘Watchman’, has signed on to reboot the Superman franchise for the big screen. Snyder was selected by producer Christopher Nolan (Batman) and writer David Goyer to helm new film.

Snyder indicated that he’s been a fan of the DC Comics Superman character, and was excited about the story that Nolan and Goyer had developed.

Snyder is finishing the film ‘Sucker Punch’, and then will dive into the next Man of Steel film.