It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… another new trailer for Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, which combines this staticky message from General Zod with the darker tone, battle scenes, and shots of Henry Cavill’s Bearded Super-Fisherman we’ve seen in other spots. All of it, naturally, is set to Hans Zimmer’s pounding score. The fate of our planet rests on you watching this video:
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Faster than a speeding bullet?
That pretty much sums up a few of the new images we see in the latest Man of Steel trailer. Some of the scenes are impossible to figure out without a bit more context, but Entertainment Weekly has some clues that might help explain a few of the more inexplicable shots.
A close study also reveals that director Zack Snyder has slipped in a reference to another major Superman villain.
Here’s a deeper look at what’s hidden in the trailer: READ FULL STORY »
When Man of Steel hits theaters on June 14, it won’t just mark the arrival of a new Superman — it will also lay the groundwork for the future slate of films based on DC Comics.
Jeff Robinov, president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, spoke to EW for this week’s cover story on the Zack Snyder-directed, Christopher Nolan-produced movie, and allowed a peek over the wall of secrecy surrounding their DC Comics plans: “It’s setting the tone for what the movies are going to be like going forward. In that, it’s definitely a first step.”
Will Man of Steel include references to other DC heroes headed to the big screen, as Marvel did with its pre-Avengers series of flicks?
“I think you’ll see that, going forward, anything can live in this world,” he said. “[Nolan’s] Batman was deliberately and smartly positioned as a stand-alone. The world they lived in was very isolated without any knowledge of any other superheroes. What Zack and Chris have done with this film is allow you to really introduce other characters into the same world.”
Zack Snyder is not traveling to a galaxy far, far away. At least, not right now.
According to Snyder’s rep, a report this morning that the Man of Steel director is developing a standalone Star Wars project that would be loosely based on the 1954 masterpiece Seven Samurai is not true.
“While he is super flattered because he is a huge fan,” states the rep, “Zack is not involved in any way with Star Wars. He is currently in post [production] on his two films, Man of Steel and 300: Battle of Artemisia.” READ FULL STORY »
Man of Steel won’t be hurting for an audience when the latest cinematic incarnation of Superman swoops into theaters next summer. The casting of Henry Cavill (The Tudors, The Immortals) has been met with great enthusiasm from fanboys, media, and pretty much everyone with working eyeballs. The supporting players ooze quality and clout: Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Michael Shannon, Laurence Fishburne. That’s an all-star team-up of acting Avengers right there. Behind the camera, a marketable, geek-cool, movie-smart brain trust: producer Christopher Nolan, screenwriter David Goyer, director Zack Snyder. With talent like this above and below the line, there’s little doubt people will be buying tickets…
But will they buy Superman himself?
The publicity campaign for Man of Steel, next year’s Superman reboot, has so far been very reminiscent of producer Christopher Nolan’s other superhero franchise, with a series of teasers that haven’t shown much more of the movie than a few spare flying shots and lots of iconic American imagery. Well, as of today, that’s all changed. A trailer for the movie just hit the internet, and it’s got a little bit of everything. Shots of young Clark Kent learning to use his superpowers? Check. Diane Lane and Kevin Costner as his adoptive, all-American parents? Check. Michael Shannon as General Zod, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and even a brief shot of Christopher Meloni? Check, check, checkeroo! Watch the trailer: READ FULL STORY »
If you weren’t able to make it to Comic-Con this year, don’t worry: Your local showing of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (opening Dec. 14) will recreate roughly 70 percent of the experience.
Director Zack Snyder told MTV News on Tuesday that the first full trailer for his Superman movie Man of Steel (out June 14, 2013) will unspool before Peter Jackson’s return to Middle Earth. READ FULL STORY »
It’s a bird, it’s a plane! Nope, it’s the news that Man of Steel will be released in 3-D in select movie theaters, as well as in 2D and IMAX, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced on Wednesday. The film’s slated for release June 14, 2013.
Directed by Zack Snyder, Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill as resident caped superhero Superman/Clark Kent, alongside Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Russell Crowe, and a bevy of others.
“The film is going to be a visually exciting experience in all formats: 2D, 3D and IMAX. Anticipating how audiences today embrace 3D, we designed and photographed the movie in a way that would allow Man of Steel to captivate those movie goers, while respecting fans who prefer a more traditional cinematic experience,” said Snyder in a statement. “We’ve taken great measures to ensure the film and the story come first, and 3D is meant as an enhancement.”
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The Project: Man of Steel
The Panel: Henry Cavill, director Zack Snyder. Moderated by Chris Hardwick.
Footage Screened: Before the footage began, Snyder noted that a teaser trailer will be playing in front of The Dark Knight Rises next weekend, but he would be screening a longer version just for Comic-Con. His operating thesis: Making people feel like they could put themselves in Superman’s shoes, instead of seeing him as “this kind of big blue boy scout up on a throne.” READ FULL STORY »
Like a Comic-Con in miniature, the Hero Complex Film Festival — held by The Los Angeles Times and hosted by lead Hero Complex writer Geoff Boucher — has quickly proven to be a great weekend for A-list geek-outs. In previous years, films like The Dark Knight, Alien, Dick Tracy, and Iron Man have screened at the festival, followed by Q&As with the top creative people behind the films, like Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, Warren Beatty, and Jon Favreau (with surprise guest Robert Downey, Jr.).
This year’s festival includes the zombie double-header Dawn of the Dead and Shaun of the Dead , a digitally remastered version of RoboCop, and the sci-fi cult hit Serenity — and the guests representing those films include Zack Snyder, Edgar Wright, Peter Weller, and Nathan Fillion. Check out the full line-up below: READ FULL STORY »