Trailer: Man of Steel


Here we are, at the long-awaited debut trailer for Zack Snyder's summer 2013 Superman origin story, Man of Steel. This time, Warner Brothers has actually released two versions of the trailer. Each features identical footage, but one has a voice over from Jor-El (Russel Crowe) while the other has the folksy wisdom of Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner). I put the one with Jor-El's narration at the top, as I think that's a better monologue and more in tune with what Superman represents. Poppa Kent's monologue is basically just your usual origin story stuff. You can see the second trailer after the jump.

Not too much in the way of superheroics here. We get a single shot of Superman (Henry Cavill) flying across the sky, which does look really cool, and some shots of Clark Kent looking moody and in "finding myself mode" out in Alaska and on some fishing boat. 

There's not too much to go on here, so I'm going to try and reserve my usually venomous judgement for everything Zack Snyder, considering that the Comic Con crowds went wild for the Man of Steel footage they saw. What do you all think? Which do you like more?

You are logged out. Login | Sign up



Alex Katz
Alex KatzManaging Editor   gamer profile

Alex Katz, not to be confused with the famous painter, basically did nothing in college but watch movies, write about them, and try in vain to learn computer animation. One time, he watched the l... more + disclosures



Also on Flixist: Man of Steel   (17)   From our database:

  • Warner Bros moving forward with Man of Steel sequel - Nick Valdez
  • Angry nerds start petition to fire Zack Snyder from future DC movies - Hubert Vigilla
  • New Releases, week of 11/16/13: Turbo Man Edition - Nick Valdez
  • Flix for Short: Superman's 75th Anniversary Short - Nick Valdez
  • Superman 75th short screened at NYCC - Matthew Razak
  • Snyder offers up a BS excuse for the end of Man of Steel - Matthew Razak
  • Box Office Numbers: Wossamotta U - Hubert Vigilla
  • Max Landis also has opinions about Man of Steel - Nick Valdez
  • Man of Steel features $2 trillion in overall damage - Hubert Vigilla
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Comics #DC Comics #Man of Steel #notable #superheroes #superman #Trailers #video #Zack Snyder



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!