'Man of Steel' trailer: Superman says, 'It's not an S' (Video)
The new trailer for "Man of Steel" has arrived and fans finally get to see glimpses of Superman in action, the fall of Krypton and Lois Lane being a little cheeky. The trailer can be seen below.
Previous trailers for director Zack Snyder's reboot have been somewhat mysterious and showed a brooding Clark Kent and his family struggling with his identity. There were also a few shots of Superman flying from a distance and a young Clark lifting a school bus out of a lake.
The new trailer sheds more light on Superman's origin, including clips of Russell Crowe and Ayelet Zurer as Superman's birth parents Jor-El and Lara. There's also a new touching scene of Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent informing Clark of his alien origin and reassuring Clark that he's still Jonathan's son.
"You're the answer to whether we're alone in the universe," Pa Kent says. He later tells his young son, "I have to believe that you were sent here for a reason, and even if it takes the rest of your life, you owe it to yourself to find out what that reason is."
A few scenes later, a bearded Henry Cavill appears as a wandering Clark Kent on a boat saving passengers. Viewers then see a clean shaven Superman is seen flying around.
Spoiler Alert: The new trailer also features scenes of Michael Shannon as the infamous General Zod, another Kryptonian who is hell-bent on finding Jor-El's son.
Amy Adams also makes a significant appearance as Lois Lane, who is in an interrogation room with Superman (who has not been dubbed as "Superman" just yet it seems) and comments on the "S" on his chest.
"It's not an 'S.' On my world, it means hope," Superman says.
"Well here, it's an 'S.' How 'bout Supe--," Lane says before getting cutoff by a microphone.
So what is missing from the trailer? A shot of Clark Kent in his trademark black-framed glasses.
Christopher Nolan, director of the new "Batman" films, including "The Dark Knight Rises," is also a part of the "Superman" reboot. He and his writing partner, David S. Goyer, penned the script for "Man of Steel." Nolan is also on board as a producer.
Unlike the 2006 film "Superman Returns," which saw Kate Bosworth as Lois Lane and continued within the history of the previous "Superman" films from the late 70s and early 80s, "Man of Steel" is a full reboot of the franchise.
The new film also stars Diane Lane as Clark's adoptive mother Martha Kent, former "Law & Order: SVU" actor Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy and Laurence Fishburne, known for films such as "The Matrix" trilogy, as Perry White, editor-in-chief of The Daily Planet newspaper.
"Man of Steel" is set to hit theaters on June 14, 2013. Check out the new trailer below.