Man of Steel

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Distributor U.S. Release

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Storylines 6

A child sent to Earth from a dying planet is adopted by a couple in rural Kansas. Posing as a journalist, he uses his extraordinary powers to protect the his new home from an insidious evil.
the official version from on August 18, 2012

A reboot of the Superman franchise. Various sources have mentioned many variations of the plot, but neither Warner Bros nor the director, Zack Snyder, have confirmed the story.
an original formulation based on information from on January 30, 2011

Clark Kent is a freelance reporter in his early 20's, traveling all around the world covering various news stories. However, Kent is forced to fly back into action to attain a fleeing assassin instead of covering an ethnic conflict between the Ghuri and Turaaba clans in West Africa. Upon his return to form, Kent returns to Smallville to learn more about his origins and become the hero he was born to be.
from on November 25, 2010

Production History as of January 24, 2013


MPAA rating has been announced; assumed completed.




Zack Snyder said they would probably start shooting at the end of summer, was uncertain if Dec. 2012 release will hold.




"we don't have current plans behind Superman" -DCE President Diane Nelson


Production Budget

$225,000,000 Estimated

Running Time

2 hours,28 minutes

Shooting Locations

Wednesday, September 21 2011:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Wednesday, September 21 2011:
Alberta, Canada
Sunday, September 9 2011:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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