Official plot synopsis for “Man of Steel.”


Comic Book Movie is reporting that Warner Bros. will be holding an open casting call in the Vancouver area for Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel.  Along with this news comes the official plot synopsis for the film.

In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twentysomething journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone’s imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question – Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as “Superman,” not only to shine as the world’s last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.


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  1. Still sounds like they heavily adopted themes and whole sections of the SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT storyline. Which is fine by me. Underrated “origin” story.

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