Man of Steel

DC Boss Says TV Sharing Movie Universe Would ‘Handcuff’ Creators

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 17, 2015 @ 12:26 PM
The CW / Warner Bros.
Fandom among TV superheroes has ups and downs across both Marvel and DC; the former sharing continuity, but never screentime with its cinematic brethren, while DC’s lot keep explicitly separate from the Batman v. Superman world, and its Justice League. Now, DC’s Diane Nelson opens up as to why Arrow or The Flash will never join the Man of Steel, lest they “hinder the ability” of creatives to tell good stories.

Comic Strip: Details on Superman’s Next Film and Our Best Look Yet at Apocalypse

by Jacob Hall September 15, 2015 @ 3:56 PM
Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, get your best look yet at Oscar Isaac as an iconic X-Men villain, learn the status of the Man of Steel sequel, and check out the latest Marvel Studios chatter.

DC Superhero Insurance Comedy ‘Powerless’ in Development at NBC

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 14, 2015 @ 12:44 PM
Warner Bros.
Five different DC dramas will air on the major networks by early 2016, another even resurrected for a surprise crossover, and now the comic company has its eye on a new angle. NBC has put into development Powerless, a — and we’re in no way joking here — workplace comedy set amid the backdrop of DC superheroes and their destructive battles.

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Is Not a ‘Man of Steel’ Sequel, Says Henry Cavill

by Mike Sampson July 7, 2015 @ 9:55 AM
Warner Bros.
For a long while, it was reported that Batman vs. Superman was in actuality a sequel to Man of Steel (albeit one that has Batman in it). It has the same cast, the same director and it’s a direct follow-up to Man of Steel, even dealing with the fallout from that movie. But, if you think Batman vs. Superman is just another Man of Steel movie, Superman himself, Henry Cavill, says you’re wrong.

100 Spectacular Comic Book Movie Behind-the-Scenes Pictures

by Luke Brown April 29, 2015 @ 2:00 PM | ComicsAlliance
The comic book movie craze may have exploded in recent years, but there have been movies and TV shows based on our favorite comics for decades. For all the action we see on screen, however, we hardly...

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s 15 Facts About ‘Man of Steel’!

by ScreenCrush Staff April 27, 2015 @ 10:07 AM
Current Superman and Man of Steel star Henry Cavill was officially cast in the role in January of 2011. But, seven years earlier Cavill was also cast as Kal-El in a different Superman project. That film, which was written by J.J. Abrams and would've been directed by McG, was eventually canceled and Cavill never shot a frame of Superman. Until many years later when he was called back for a new Superman reboot and given the job. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which follows the last son of Krypton in Man of Steel!

These Color Corrected Versions of the ‘Man of Steel’ and ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Trailer Look So Much Better

by Jacob Hall April 24, 2015 @ 12:01 PM
For better or worse, Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel took more than a few pages from the Christopher Nolan school of superhero filmmaking, placing Superman and his foes in a bleak, gray world. The video above asks a very interesting question: What if he didn’t? What would Man of Steel (and the upcoming Batman vs. Superman) look like if Snyder let the natural colors of Superman’s costume and his world do what colors do best?

Aquaman in 'Man of Steel'?: 6 More Superhero Cameos You For Sure Missed

by Mike Ryan September 22, 2014 @ 1:35 PM
Late last week, word started to trickle out that Aquaman – who is all but confirmed to be played by Jason Momoa in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ – made a cameo in ‘Man of Steel,’ but you just didn’t realize it because he was never on camera. Remember those whales that we see after Superman saves the people on the oil rig? Apparently, Aquaman sent those whales to help out.

'Batman vs. Superman' First Look: Henry Cavill Suited Up as Clark Kent

by Nick Romano June 30, 2014 @ 9:07 AM
RMCTF, Twitter
When director Zack Snyder unveiled our first look at Ben Affleck all suited up as Batman (with his trusty Batmobile by his side) in his upcoming turn in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,' the photo in question sent the internet into a whirl of excitement. Unfortunately, the same can't really be said of Henry Cavill's reveal, primarily because it's not even of him as Superman, but rather his journalistic alter-ego, Clark Kent.

How 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Succeeds Where 'Man of Steel' Failed

by Mike Ryan April 7, 2014 @ 10:41 AM
Marvel/Warner Bros.
Admittedly, I never felt too outraged over the ending of last summer’s ‘Man of Steel.’ (Yes, there will be major spoilers ahead.) The complaints over Superman breaking the neck of his foe were certainly valid – therefore changing the very definition of the character – but it didn’t affect my enjoyment of the film. That changed after seeing ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’