Right now its just a rumor, a sweet and delicious rumor…

Just after the news has broken about Christopher Nolan wanting Darren Aronofsky to direct the new Superman reboot, a story is floating around that he’s also up for the directors chair on the DC’s Vertigo comic, Preacher.

A source speaking on the condition of anonymity tells Newsarama that Aronofsky is also being targeted to direct Columbia Pictures’ big screen production of Preacher, based on the comic book series published by Vertigo, DC Comics’ Mature Readers imprint. DC of course is also the publishing home to the Man of Steel and a subsidiary of Warner Bros

If he does take the job, he’ll be taking over for the vacated spot left by Sam Mendes.

Source: Newsarama