In discussing Zach Snyder’s film Man of Steel, the hosts touch on the decidedly darker tone, how this Superman will fit into the future Justice League movie and how the characters compare to their previous incarnations.
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Music: I Am Superman by R.E.M.
-June 28 (US), Sep 6 (UK)
-Starring: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Richard Jenkins, Joey King and James Woods
-Based on ‘Hell at the White House,’ a short story by Richard Matheson
-June 14 (US and UK)
-Screenplay: David S. Goyer (with story help from Christopher Nolan)
-Director: Zach Snyder
-Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner and Diane Lane
-Based on the DC comics