There have been a ton of rumors surrounding the upcoming Justice League project and how this summer’s Superman movie Man of Steel might fit into it. Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s The Dark Knight Rises character John Blake was even rumored to make an appearance in Man of Steel to set up a superhero team up movie at one point.
In the latest issue of Empire (thanks to Comic Book Movie for the excerpt), Man of Steel director Zack Snyder confirms that his Superman lives in a world where other heroes exist. “I have been making references to the DC Universe, just to let you know that world is out there…” he teased.
Could we see some Batman references in this summer’s Superman movie? Gotham was mentioned in 2006′s Superman Returns. I guess we’ll just have to wait to see how many hints Zack Snyder has in store for us. Stay tuned to Batman News for all the latest on the future of Batman on film!
And in case you missed it, here’s the latest trailer for Man of Steel: