When Kevin Costner was enlisted into Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained earlier this week, it seemed that he would be appearing in two major genre productions for December of 2012. One would be the revenge western while the other was his previously-set role as Jonathan "Pa" Kent in Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. We spoke too soon on the latter. Warner Bros. Pictures has elected to push their next look into the Superman franchise back out of the 2012 line-up and into the summer 2013 scene with a new release debut on June 14, 2013.
The new date has no competition currently set aside for it and will be the second summer 2013 release for Warner Bros. Pictures ahead of Guillermo del Toro's monster movie Pacific Rim, which will invade theaters on July 12, 2013.
Snyder's Man of Steel will star Henry Cavill (Superman), Diane Lane (Martha Kent), Kevin Costner (Jonathan Kent), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Michael Shannon (General Zod) and Antje Traue (Faora).