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First Official Look At Henry Cavil As Superman In ‘Superman: Man Of Steel’

Posted by YBMW Staff on August 4th, 2011
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Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have release the first official image from Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Superman: Man of Steel” giving us our first look at Henry Cavill in full costume as Superman.

Despite the horrible angle and over dramatic pose, I’m liking the suit more than the “Superman: Return” version. But I am not a fan of the scales however, as it makes Superman look more like Aquaman. Overall this is a strange look and I hope it’ll dramatically change in the final version, unless this is the final version then Snyder has pretty much dropped the ball and he should be barred from ever making films again. The biggest crime has got to be Superman’s hair. Cavil has the look, I know this. I’ve seen him in person. I’m spoken to him. But in this he just looks like some greasy mob guy with shaved eyebrows. Come on WB. Do better!

“Superman: Man of Steel” is due out June 14th, 2013.

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Here’s the official press release:
The film also stars three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (The Fighter) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (What’s Love Got to Do with It) as her editor-in-chief, Perry White. Starring as Clark Kent’s adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar® nominee Diane Lane (Unfaithful) and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves).

Squaring off against the superhero are two other surviving Kryptonians, the villainous General Zod, played by Oscar® nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road), and Faora, Zod’s evil partner, played by Antje Traue. Also from Superman’s native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman’s mother, played by Julia Ormond, and Superman’s father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator).

Rounding out the cast are Harry Lennix as U.S. military man General Swanwick, as well as Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy.

Man of Steel is being produced by Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer, from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.


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