'Man of Steel' Trailer Features Superman's Emotional, Ground-Shaking Journey (Video)
The reboot of America's most iconic comic hero is a character study with Christopher Nolan's serious touch.
With Bruce Wayne dining al fresco somewhere in Europe, it's up to Clark Kent to take on the mantle of DC's Very Serious Superhero.
In this first full look at the Christopher Nolan-produced, Zack Snyder-directed Man of Steel, it is clear that even a nearly invincible model-like he-man can suffer internal longing and emotional pain. This is Superman's origin story for the 21st century, placing the lost boy in a bleak Kansas town where he cannot be himself, having to hide the few bits of his truth that he knows.
But ultimately, it's impossible to hide superhuman strength, high morals and steely resolve, leading Clark (Henry Cavill) to travel to the furthest reaches of the world to avoid standing out and to find his true identity.
Man of Steel, which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and Michael Shannon, hits theaters in June.
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