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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19: Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates testifies during a hearing on slavery reparations held by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on June 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. The subcommittee debated the H.R. 40 bill, which proposes a commission be formed to study and develop reparation proposals for African-Americans. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

A new Superman show just premiered on the CW (Superman & Lois), and it looks like another new version of Superman may return to theaters. Deadline reports that author Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing a Superman reboot feature for Warner Bros and DC, which J.J. Abrams is producing under his Bad Robot label.

Coates, has written a number of books, including The Beautiful Struggle and Between The World And Me, has also written comic books: he’s written Black Panther  and Captain America.  Coates received a special thanks credit on Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame and Black Panther.

Little else is known about the film, including whether or not Henry Cavill will return to play Superman. Cavill has played the role three times: in 2013’s Man Of Steel, 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and 2017’s Justice League (and extended director’s cut of the latter film is due out on HBO Max on March 18).

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