'Man of Steel' has a villain any Superman fan will recognize: General Zod. Played by Oscar-nominee Michael Shannon, Zod was famously seen in 'Superman II' and introduced the classic line, "Kneel before Zod!" But is there another Superman bad guy in 'Man of Steel?' One that the filmmakers are trying to keep quiet? There very well may be and that top secret villain may have been spoiled with details on the new 'Man of Steel' toy line. Potential spoilers ahead...
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As 'Man of Steel' was casting, the film hit all the classic Superman notes - Lois Lane, Perry White, Jor-El, Ma and Pa Kent - with one exception: Jimmy Olsen. "Superman's pal" and fellow photojournalist at the Daily Planet was notoriously missing from any and all cast reports. And now we think we know why...
Zack Snyder's 'Man of Steel,' the latest retelling of the Superman origin story, is hitting theaters this year -- as was apparent by the epic trailer that hit back in December. And as we've gathered from studying the fans of superhero movies, we've noticed an untraditional approach to showing appreciation for highly-anticipated movies and iconic characters.
If you're like us, you've watched the 'Man of Steel' trailer a few times already this morning. And, like us, you came away thinking, a) this is a great trailer and b) what's that music playing in the background? We did a little research and found out what the 'Man of Steel' trailer song is.
The 'Man of Steel' trailer is finally here and we really enjoyed it. Enjoyed it enough to go back and watch it again and again. And as we did, we noticed a few things that flashed by so quickly, you might miss it. So we took a whole bunch of HD screencaps of the best parts and got to figuring out what we could find out and what secrets might be hidden in the 'Man of Steel' trailer.
Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark Kent struggles with the ultimate question – Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents, Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions.
'Man of Steel' is following the lead of 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'! Both films are set to premiere new footage along with screenings of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' starting December 14 -- for 'Star Trek,' that means nine-ish minutes worth of screen time, and for the new Superman flick, it's a brand-new trailer! But what about that sneak peek Warner Bros. promised us of 'Man of Steel'? Remember that? Well, it turns out that's a new 'Man of Steel' poster, which seems appropriate as 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' just premiered one as well.
The 'Justice League' movie is in the deep planning stages at Warner Bros. with a 2015 release date tentatively planned. The film will finally team up Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Green Lantern, Flash and more but what villain could possible be powerful enough to be a match for some of Earth's mightiest superheroes? Let's find out...
This holiday season, you'll probably be giving a geek you love a copy of 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which hits shelves on December 4. So, if you're going to be purchasing a copy anyway, you might as well get an "exclusive reward" out of it, right? Like a brand new look at 'Man of Steel,' Zack Snyder's Superman reboot?
Find out how you can help unleash Supes on the world early after the break.