While all we have really seen do far for Zack Snyder’s Superman movie, Man of Steel, is a simple image of Superman himself, fans are very eager to learn as much as they can. The film is set for release just under a year from now, 14th June 2013, and some news has arrived today which may, or may not please fans.
While no official word has been released by the filmmakers or Warner Brothers, it has been spotted on the IMAX website that Man of Steel will be “An IMAX 3D experience”. Now while this has not been officially confirmed, it does give the indication that the film is going to be post-converted into 3D. Snyder has not filmed in 3D, however it is likely that with Nolan involved as producer, the film was shot in digital, making a post-conversion much easier. Also, with the film ready to show off some promotional material at this weeks Comic-Con, the makers have a whole year to get the post-conversion process right. As to why is wasn’t filmed in 3D in the first place is anybody’s guess, but I have no doubt that if anyone can make 3D worthwhile, then Snyder is the man to do it.
Directed by Zack Snyder and written by David S. Goyer and Jonathan Nolan, the film stars Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as Jonathan and Martha Kent, Michael Shannon as General Zod and Russell Crowe as Jor-El. Also amongst the highly impressive cast are Laurence Fishburne, Christopher Meloni, Ayelet Zurer and Antje Traue.
A brand new synopsis has been revealed for the film as well, and you can read it next:
In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond his imagination. Transported years ago to Earth from Krypton, a highly advanced, distant planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question ‘Why am I here?’ Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark discovers having extraordinary abilities means making difficult decisions. When the world is in dire need of stability, an even greater threat emerges. Clark must become a Man of Steel, to protect the people he loves and shine as the world’s beacon of hope – Superman.
The IMAX release of Man of Steel will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
By Matt Wavish