Look! Up In the Sky! Superman Has No Underpants! Here’s Why

Directed Zack Snyder is trying to give a grittier, more realistic feel to his Superman reboot “Man of Steel.” He and cast members explain many aspects of the new film in a new video featurette, including why one signature detail of Superman’s costume was left out. What no underpants?...
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Zack Snyder Superman Trailers Moody, Contemplative (watch)

Zack Snyder’s new trailer for “Man of Steel,” looks like a meditative thumbsucker about Superman, with dark, moody shots of young Clark Kent adrift in the world, not knowing quite what to make of his superpowers or his place in life. Henry Cavill, who was a dark horse for the role of Superman, and brings his dark, brooding good looks to the part. Russell Crowe has the cameo as Superman’s Krypton father Jor-El, a part played by a fey Marlon Brando in the 1978 “Superman” film, with Christopher Reeve ...