MAN OF STEEL is an upcoming reboot of the Superman film series from director Zack Snyder (Dawn of the Dead, 300, Watchmen, Sucker Punch) and producers Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan , Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, The Unborn, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance) from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. Henry Cavill (Immortals, The Cold Light of Day) stars as new Superman, with Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Diane Lane and Kevin Costner as the Kents and Russell Crowe as Jor-El.
Clark Kent (Cavill) is a journalist in his twenties who was adopted as a child by Martha (Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Costner) after he was transported to Earth from the dying planet Krypton. Raised with the values of his adoptive parents, he feels alienated because of his unique super abilities and struggles to find his place in life. When the world is attacked, he becomes the hero Superman to protect its people.