Due to the increasing success of superhero films, more and more critically acclaimed directors are flocking to make movies about people in capes and tights, when just ten to fifteen years ago such a move might have meant career suicide.
For instance, Marvel have nabbed both Ryan Coogler of Creed and What We Do In the Shadows’ Taika Waititi for Phase Three of their cinematic universe. Meanwhile, DC have got talent like James Wan and Rick Famuyiwa to helm Aquaman and The Flash, respectively.
But what other directors would we love to see helm a Marvel or DC movie sometime in the near future? From Oscar winners to those who have been close to making a comic book film in the past, here are our 10 picks. If you have another, be sure to let us know in the usual place.