Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

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  1. wamdue

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    he reads like a Justice League villain

    Conduit, seems odd he was never in Smallville, seems like a good villain to parallel Clark, on that show.
     
  2. Savage Dragon

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    Great shot.

    Yeah, who wants a Superman who tries to look serious and badass?

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  3. davejames

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    Don't worry, this is Zack Snyder. I'm sure he'll have TONS of crazy, over the top action scenes in this movie.

    Yeah that kind of thing can work, but personally I don't want Superman to be just another colorful, jokey, Marvel-style comic book movie with two-dimensional villains. I want it to feel a bit more special and unique than that.

    Avengers, Iron Man, and Spidey 2 are certainly great examples of that style, but to me Superman requires something a bit different (and yes, I know the Donner movies were comic booky in the extreme, but there was still an equal amount of reverence and seriousness there to balance things out).
     
  4. sojourner

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    Superman needs some gravitas.
     
  5. EnsignRicky

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    I like the old 'S' shield better.
     
  6. Gojira

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    David Goyer Says the Man of Steel Trailer is Just the 'Tip of the Iceberg'

    It's something Chris [Nolan] tried hard to do with the Batman films," Goyer said. "I'm genuinely pleased with how much secrecy we've been able to maintain. There's so much of the movie that people don't know, that hasn't been touched upon. The trailer's just the tiniest, tiniest tip of the iceberg."

    Read more at http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=101666#vpoEWxofmzzqlAWx.99
     
  7. RAMA

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    This new suit is easily the best ever seen on film, I particularly like the proportion of the shoulders to the waist...which seems to be augmented over and above his body type.

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  8. sojourner

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    I think you're confusing "suit" with "physique".
     
  9. Sindatur

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    Yea, I'm pretty certain it's all him and a paper thin skin tight costume. The veins on his arms in the suit match the veins on his arms without the suit
     
  10. JD

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    I've seen several pics from the movie of him shirtless, and unless there's some CGI trickery involved I'm pretty sure that is all him.
     
  11. AvBaur

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    I'm not sure you could even make the suit tight enough to show his abs like that. I'm sure it's mostly his own physique, but with some enhancements built into the fabric for better definition.
     
  12. Gojira

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    I think we're getting the most muscular Superman in this film. Even though I liked Superman Returns Routh was a bit on the skinny side to be Superman.
     
  13. JarodRussell

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    Always wondered if they ever considered Schwarzenegger as Superman in the 80s and 90s. If anyone had the superhuman physique and look of the comic book bulked up Clark Kent, it's him.
     
  14. davejames

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    Yeah, those abs are clearly being enhanced a little bit. Although Cavill clearly bulked up quite a bit for the movie, the suit just doesn't look thin enough for those muscles and veins to be entirely his.

    It's not like he's wearing a wet T-shirt or something.
     
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  16. davejames

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    I'd be surprised if the character wasn't in the movie.
     
  17. GalaxyX

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    Judging by the trailers, this movie looks to be kick ass and I can't wait to see it!!

    Nobody can beat Christopher Reeve for that iconic look, but Henry Cavill looks like he'll play Supes as more of a working man who happens to have superpowers.

    Can't wait to see it from that angle!
     
  18. Dick Whitman

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    Working man with superpowers is how I would describe Dean Cain's take on the character. If Cavill is similar I will be very happy.
     
  19. Taylirious

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    His "Voldemort" Lex worked for me on SMALLVILLE...so we shall see. I do liked the actor even if he isn't "named". ;)
     
  20. GalaxyX

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    I loved Dean Cain as Clark. I think he nailed the Clark role dead on. I wasn't impressed with his Superman though.

    I let it slide mostly because that series was more of a romantic action comedy, and the chemistry between Dean Cain and Terri Hatcher was incredible to watch. I was shocked to see that these two weren't actually dating, or interested in each other in real life. They certainly had the acting chops to show genuine interest on screen.