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Release date: June 14, 2013
n the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twentysomething journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone's imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question -- Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as "Superman" not only to shine as the world's last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.
Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, Russell Crowe
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Producers: Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Deborah Snyder
Screenplay by: David S. Goyer
Story by: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan
Based on: Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
Music by: Hans Zimmer
Cinematography: Amir Mokri
Editing by: David Brenner
Studio: Legendary Pictures, Syncopy Films, DC Entertainment
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Budget: $175 million