Mercifully, society has not yet reached a superhero singularity in which every quantum of popular culture has to be spun out from a comic book property. As such, indie filmmakers Mark and Jay Duplass were given the option to say no when offered the chance to work on an enormous tentpole behemoth.

Source: Duplass brothers say they were offered—and refused—a superhero movie · Newswire · The A.V. Club