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Man of Steel soared to record-breaking heights over the weekend, setting a box office record for June.

And a major reason why was the portrayal of Henry Cavill as the iconic title figure.

And a major, MAJOR reason why was the physique of Henry Cavill as the iconic title figure, considering the actor pretty much made us believe he could run faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive.

How did he prepare for the role? How did he bulk up in such a manner? The following training video reveals all:

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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?

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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."

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