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First Look: Cavill in Superman Outfit

Warner Bros. reveals Henry Cavill in Superman costume.

By Jarrod Sarafin     August 04, 2011
Source: Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures

Henry Cavill as Superman in Zack Snyder's MAN OF STEEL(2013).
© Warner Bros. Pictures

Fans have been asking for a chance to see Henry Cavill in his Superman outfit and the studio has delivered. Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have revealed their first look image of the actor wearing the iconic costume for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. Check it out below and sound off with your thoughts.

The film will also star stars three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (The Fighter) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (What's Love Got to Do with It) as her editor-in-chief, Perry White. Starring as Clark Kent's adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar® nominee Diane Lane (Unfaithful) and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves).

Squaring off against the superhero are two other surviving Kryptonians, the villainous General Zod, played by Oscar® nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road), and Faora, Zod's evil partner, played by Antje Traue. Also from Superman's native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman's mother, played by Julia Ormond, and Superman's father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator). Rounding out the cast are Harry Lennix as U.S. military man General Swanwick, as well as Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy.

Man of Steel is being produced by Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer, from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.


Henry Cavill in Superman costume



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AtomykRayj 8/4/2011 7:24:56 AM

Looks okay to me. I think it would better if it was standing shot. We could see it better then.

lusiphur 8/4/2011 7:26:34 AM

 "I've come to make a withrdrawl!"

Interesting.  I like the leathery look of the suit.  The S looks huge on his chest.  Very "throwbacky".  Looks like an action shot.  Presumably, somebody threw Superman into that bank vault.  Must've been somebody pretty strong, huh?

I like.

cinemaman72 8/4/2011 7:27:10 AM

Ok based on this photo:

  1. The Cape it too long
  2. His hair is too puffy.

I hope that this is test shot that they have tweaked. Other than that I think it's okay. Wish they had released a clearer image.

Wiseguy 8/4/2011 7:33:22 AM

OK not the greatest shot to be the first released to the public but I'm okay with it. I will say this Cavill definitely looks like he put on some muscle and that alone gets him the benefit of the doubt from me.


raspedoits 8/4/2011 7:51:33 AM

I love the cape but the S symbol looks so placed on there, like somebody can easily peel it off like a magnet. Dont like it. Otherwise, good pic! & Im sick of people praising Brandon Routh. Brandon Routh was horrible as Superman!! Too young & pretty boy-ish!

EagleManiac 8/4/2011 7:56:56 AM

Looks pretty good so far. No real complaints due to the shot not being very clear. Will wait and see what else the send us to look at!

Darkknight2280 8/4/2011 7:57:01 AM

TROLLS!!!!!  lol

I think the new suit looks good! I think its on Par with the new costume in the comics for the big reboot. I like it so far :)

Rizing 8/4/2011 7:58:09 AM

C'mon! It's a great shot! Look at the determination on his face, and the way he's standing: straight out of the pages of the comic book. The costume is awesome. I think it's better than even Reeves' costume.

I'm more pleased with this than recent photos of what Bane looks like. 

Hobbs 8/4/2011 8:10:29 AM

That is a cool pic, like it.

jmw2814 8/4/2011 8:11:49 AM

This looks great. Stop nit picking people JEEZ...

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