It is official. Zack Snyder is the director of the new Superman re-reboot. It is being said that the villain in this new film will be the only enemy besides Lex Luthor who matter, General Zod.
Snyder's newest film, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, has been a critical and financial success building upon the promise he showed in 300 and Watchmen. The first film he made was a remake of Dawn of the Dead and is considered to be amongst the best zombie films made in recent years.
Snyder is currently in post production on Sucker Punch and in production on the 300 sequel Xerxes. He will then begin filming Superman: Man of Steel, wwhich is being produced by Christopher Nolan and written by David S. Goyer, in hopes of releasing it December of 2012.