Thursday, August 4, 2011

First Official Look: Henry Cavill as Superman in 'Man of Steel'

After yesterday's surprising cast announcement of Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Warner Bros. has released today and revealed the first official image (via twitter) of as Superman aka Man of Steel in the upcoming Zack Snyder's Man of Steel film starring  as Clark Kent/Superman as Lois Lane as Martha Kent as Jonathan Kent, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Julia Ormond as Lara,  Russell Crowe as Jor-El. Antje Traue, Harry Lennix and Christopher Meloni also star.      

Check out the first official image of Henry as Superman in the Man of image below to enlarge! What do you think?

Henry Cavill as Superman in Man of Steel

Here’s Warner Bros. Man of Steel press release (via Collider):
BURBANK, CA, August 4, 2011 – Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have provided the first look at the new “Man of Steel,” revealing star Henry Cavill as Superman in the film from director Zack Snyder.

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.
Currently in production and filming in Chicago, Man of Steel opens June 14, 2013.

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