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Now, for a man responsible for scoring both and the , sure has distanced himself from the superhero movie genre of late. Indeed, a few years back, the legendary movie composer even outright stated that he was through with producing scores for superhero movies altogether, with his "work" on ultimately being drawn from Man of Steel, with JunkieXL doing the rest.

That distancing, though, may well prove pretty darned temporary. Y'see:

It Seems Hans Zimmer May Yet Compose Another Superhero Score

'The Dark Knight Rises' [Credit: Warner Bros.]
'The Dark Knight Rises' [Credit: Warner Bros.]

That, at least, was what his latest comments to The West Australian would seem to suggest, with Zimmer revealing that his retirement from superhero movies — though real — is very much retractable:

"It’s true... until somebody comes along with a great idea."

Indeed, from the sounds of it, Zimmer may well have simply declared his retirement in order to stop movie producers from haranguing him to score their films, noting that:

"I needed a break from it. And I needed to categorically say ‘I need a break’."

Fans of the Caped Crusader hoping to see Zimmer return for, say, Ben Affleck's solo movie, though, may yet be disappointed.

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' [Credit: Warner Bros.]
'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' [Credit: Warner Bros.]

After all, Zimmer also made sure to add...

"How many people have to go write two Batman themes in their lifetime?"

...perhaps suggesting that the "great idea" he mentioned earlier wouldn't be Affleck's forthcoming solo venture, tentatively known as . If anyone else is in need of a superstar composer for their superhero movie, though, now might well be the time to give Zimmer a call.

What do you think, though? What upcoming superhero movie would you like to see Zimmer score? Let us know below!

(Sources: The West Australian)


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