Man of Steel (2013)

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Man of Steel Synopsis
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill (Immortals, TV’s The Tudors) in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, under the direction of Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen).

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

The film also stars four-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (The Master) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (What’s Love Got to Do with It) as her editor-in-chief, Perry White. Starring as Clark Kent’s adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar® nominee Diane Lane (Unfaithful) and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves).
Man of Steel Release Date
In Theaters June 14, 2013
Man of Steel Credits
Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, Russell Crowe, Michael Kelly, Harry Lennix and Richard Schiff
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Produced by: Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, and Deborah Snyder
Length: 143 min
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
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