by Justin Dweeber at . Comments

Hey all you aliens adopted by Earth parents, how did you come to terms with your extraordinary powers?

Clark Kent is dealing with just that issue in Man of Steel, the new Superman reboot that acts as an origin story. Check out the first Man of Steel TV spot:

Henry Cavill stars as Clark Kent, a journalist who was born on the planet Krypton. As all you alien babies know, that means he can do a lot of things humans can't do.

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... Henry Cavill?!?

That was the reaction many DC Comic book readers had when this British actor was named as Superman in Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder’s reboot of the iconic superhero franchise. It will be released on June 14, 2013.

But Warner Bros. hopes to change the minds of critics with the following promotional photo, released today. Does it make you more accepting of Cavill as Superman?

Man of Steel Promo Pic

The impressive cast also includes Amy Adams, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe and, most recently announced, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White.

Are you excited for Man of Steel to take flight?

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Man of Steel has found its man in charge.

Laurence Fishburne, who exited CSI this summer after a relatively disappointing couple of seasons, has signed on to portray Daily Planet editor-in-chief Perry White in the upcoming reboot of the Superman franchise.

Laurence Fishburne on Lopez Tonight

Produced by Christopher Nolan and directed by Zack Snyder, Man of Steel features Henry Cavill in the main role, along with an impressive cast that includes: Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, and Diane Lane as Martha Kent.

It will be released on June 14, 2013.

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Christopher Meloni has joined the growing, impressive list of stars in Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman reboot.

Titled Man of Steel, the film will feature Henry Cavill in the title role, Russell Crowe as Jor-El, Amy Adams as Lois Land and Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as Clark Kent's adoptive parents.

Chris Meloni

Meloni, who exited Law & Order: SVU this year after 12 seasons as Detective Stabler, will come on board as a "general," he told New York Magazine this week.

Filming on the movie starts in August.

[Photo: WENN.com]

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Russell Crowe is in the news for a reason other than his belief that circumcision goes against the will of God.

The Oscar-winning actor is in negotiations to play a key role in Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman reboot: Jor-El, the biological father of this caped hero.

Crowe, Oscar

Henry Cavill has already signed on to portray Superman, while Amy Adams, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane and Michael Shannon will also come on board the franchise.

Production on Superman: Man of Steel gets underway next month, as Jor-El is the last major role to be cast. Sean Penn and Clive Owen are also under consideration, insiders say, but it is Crowe's part if he wants it.

Think Crowe is the right fit?

 

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Look out, Henry Cavill. An Oscar nominee will soon be coming your way.

Michael Shannon has been cast as General Zod, the main villain, in Superman: Man of Steel. The Boardwalk Empire star is also known for his role in Revolutionary Road.

Michael Shannon Picture

Said director Zack Snyder of the casting: "Zod is not only one of Superman’s most formidable enemies, but one of the most significant because he has insights into Superman that others don’t. Michael is a powerful actor who can project both the intelligence and the malice of the character, making him perfect for the role."

The next installment of this iconic franchise will be released in 2012 and also feature Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and Diane Lane and Kevin Costner as Martha and Jonathan Kent, respectively.

[Photo: Fame Pictures]

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Superman will be flying to the rescue of an Oscar nominee in 2012.

Director Zach Snyder has confirmed that Amy Adams will take on the iconic role of Lois Lane in his upcoming reboot of this franchise. The star of The Fighter joins a cast that includes Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent and Diane Lane as Martha Kent.

The New Lois Lane

"Second only to Superman himself, the question of who will play Lois Lane is arguably what fans have been most curious about," Snyder told The Hollywood Reporter. "So we are excited to announce the casting of Amy Adams, one of the most versatile and respected actresses in films today."

What do you think of this casting choice?

 

[Photo: Pacific Coast News]

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... Henry Cavill?

The British actor, best known for his role of Charles Brandon in The Tudors, has landed the coveted role of Superman in that franchise's next installment.

Warner Brothers will release a reboot of the Man of Steel at some point in the next couple years. It will be directed by Zack Snyder and produced by Christopher Nolan. Says Snider of the choice:

"In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I am honored to be a part of his return to the big screen. I also join Warner Bros., Legendary and the producers in saying how excited we are about the casting of Henry. He is the perfect choice to don the cape and S shield."