Another day, another new picture from a comic-book movie! Today, Warner Bros. released the first photo of Henry Cavill as Superman in the studio’s upcoming Man of Steel feature In the photo, Cavill (Showtimes’s The Tudors) is donning the famous Superman cape and seems to be fighting sparking flames.
Director Zack Snyder’s version of superhero film is slated for 2013.
It also stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Daily Planet editor in chief Perry White, and Diane Lane and Kevin Costner as Superman’s adoptive parents. Russell Crowe and Julia Ormond play Supe’s birth parents, while Michael Shannon and Antje Traue play villains General Zod and Faora. Man of Steel is produced by Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer, from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics.