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David S. Goyer has admitted that it was trickier to adapt Superman for the big screen than the far less fantastical Batman.

But he believes the finished film will be just what "the world needs right now."

The screenwriter of Zack Snyder's Man of Steel previously worked on the stories for Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.

Having now helped relaunch the Superman film franchise, Goyer told Access Hollywood: "I'm really proud of it. I never thought I would be doing a Superman film, but I think the only possible way to top myself or ourselves on Batman is to tackle Superman whose kind of the granddaddy of all the superheroes.

"He's trickier, it's kind of easier doing a dark character who doesn't have any superpowers but I'm really proud of what we've done and I can't wait for people to see it. I think the movie is »

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