More From MAN OF STEEL Producer Deborah Snyder

Deborah Snyder talks to SFX Magazine about the Man Of Steel story, costumes and more. "It's the greatest adoption story in all of history" Much more after the jump..

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By Emjeed - 5/24/2013
In the recent issue of SFX Magazine, Deb Snyder dishes on Lois casting, the costume and what she feels is the heart of the movie. Click the link below for more from Mrs Snyder!

On the heart of the story:

"Someone said to me it’s the greatest adoption story in all of history. I think that’s an interesting way of looking at it – maybe because I was just in the process personally of adopting my two children. The people of Earth adopt him and he adopts us, as well. A lot of the messaging in this film is about family, and who makes you who you are. Clark is on this journey of self discovery, trying to figure out who he is and where he fits in, and in the end he comes to see what Jor-El, his Kryptonian father, has sacrificed and given for him. And he also realises how his Earth parents made him who he is. All those themes and notions follow him throughout the whole film. That’s something that resonated with me, even from when we started reading the script and started talking about doing this film."

On why they cast Amy Adams:

"Amy [Adams] is an amazing actor. With all the casting we tried to get the best actors we could, because it just gives it credibility. In so many ways we didn’t look at it as a genre superhero movie – we looked at it as a great story that we were telling, and we wanted to get the best people. Amy embodied so much of Lois – she’s feisty herself and she’s so versatile, and she was really just perfect for the role."

On the Costume :

"It’s a daunting process, because you want to be true, and we’re very respectful of the canon. But you also have to look at what’s happening on the screen right now with superhero costumes. It has to be relatable to a modern audience. But at the same time you don’t want to say “Who is that? That kinda looks like Superman…” It has to read, at first blush, as Superman. We went through so many iterations of the costume and yes, Zack did try very hard to make the underpants on the outside of the costume work – there are nods to it, with the belt and with some of the side detail on the costume, and that just felt more appropriate to the movie we were making. The other thing that was important for Zack was that the costume not come out of nowhere. It had to have a reason. We were building a world. We go to Krypton and we see this world, and we see that everything has its place. If they’re in space he wanted it to feel like a space suit, and he wanted it to feel like the underlayer that they would maybe put armour over. It’s also a caped society, so when you go to Krypton he wanted to see variations of this costume. And knowing that it was a caped society he wanted that to be evident when we were on Krypton, so when Clark finally finds the costume and puts it on you’ve established where it’s come from."

There's more great quotes over at the SFX website and you can click the link below to check them out!
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TheDARKestKNIGHT - 5/24/2013, 7:22 AM
Man just let the movie out already! Lol
PsyGuy - 5/24/2013, 7:24 AM
Amy Adams is perfect for Lois. Anyone who's seen The Fighter would agree with me.
MrReese - 5/24/2013, 7:43 AM
JoeMomma29 - 5/24/2013, 7:59 AM
This movie will be epic!

JoeMomma29 - 5/24/2013, 8:06 AM
@ Nomis yup and they had to CGI my penis for him from me!
DoubleD - 5/24/2013, 8:07 AM
This movie has been completed an sitting on a shelf for 18 months. This is all old news to these people
DamienA - 5/24/2013, 8:11 AM
Amy Adams will be great. One thing I like about this movie is the cast.
LP4 - 5/24/2013, 8:13 AM
Can't wait
Giznad - 5/24/2013, 8:15 AM
lol. "Someone told me...". These misleading titles are really throwing me off.
whoa123 - 5/24/2013, 8:18 AM
Finally saw the 3rd trailer on the big screen today (in front of Fast and Furious 6) and it was glorious (and it wasn't even in IMAX)!
JohnLamb - 5/24/2013, 8:25 AM
MightyZeus - 5/24/2013, 8:28 AM
I thank the 'Snyders' for this film.
Emjeed - 5/24/2013, 8:45 AM
Lol.. this is one of the only times I've seen Zack without scruff..
HellsHammer - 5/24/2013, 8:47 AM
I can't wait anymore. The waiting for this movie had exhausted me.
rbfn04 - 5/24/2013, 9:19 AM
Still don't see what's the problem with Clark and Ma Kent making it with info from Kyrptonian clothes... Worked perfectly in Birthright.
NeoBaggins - 5/24/2013, 9:21 AM
@Levit I don't know if people paid to see Fast and Furious, but I'm certain now that the "critics" were paid to give it good reviews. Been noticing some weird patterns with RT. F&F wasn't even released yet before it was given a certified fresh rating. How did they know the rating wouldn't drop? Other films don't get it until the numbers settle days after release.


MOS for the win.
PapaII - 5/24/2013, 9:22 AM
misner89 - 5/24/2013, 9:44 AM
please just release this movie I'm
SkateandDestroy88 - 5/24/2013, 9:48 AM
I remember reading an article about Jay Adams recieving a free Cadillac ((He was an OG Z-boy from dog town and Z boys) old school skateboarder)

Anyways it said how he put had a bunch of dents in and it said on the back, "Like I give a F#ck"

Kooks be warned.

UH what. Dude man of steel looks so tits !!!!!!!!

One of my all time favorite moments in cinema was at the beginning of 300 where the young king Leonidas returns to his people not a boy but a king- and that super bad ass opera music plays when he sets his helmet on the ground. I think about that scene/music often
113 - 5/24/2013, 9:58 AM
Everyone's said all the right things about this film. I'm sure it will deliver!
Eloisio - 5/24/2013, 10:05 AM
The cast of this movie is awesome ... one of the best casts assembled for this to be one of the biggest movie based on a comic book character ...
JULEZ13 - 5/24/2013, 11:17 AM
Wow. Great interview.

I absolutely love how Clark gets his costume. Having Ma Kent create such a detailed suit would not make sense. Did she go to college to be a seamstress or something?? I don't think so.

If Ma Kent had made the costume it would look like it did in Lois & Clark, if you wanna make this movie as real as possible.
SUPERSHADOWBAT - 5/24/2013, 11:22 AM
It seems Debra had a big hand in casting Amy as Lois. That's what I like to hear, that they wanted the best actors possible to make the film as realistic as possible. MOS is looking awesome!
SUPERSHADOWBAT - 5/24/2013, 11:28 AM
MOS can be the biggest CBM of all time as far as how to portray the greatest superhero of all.
Brainiac13 - 5/24/2013, 12:36 PM
Great casting.


Tony93 - 5/24/2013, 1:14 PM
I would like to seem some concept art of the different variations used for the underwear
lucio7lopez - 5/24/2013, 3:42 PM
This movie will be awesome!
I like a lot all the work they development in the concept of Krypton.
BreadPitt - 5/25/2013, 12:45 AM
I remember when they first showed the suit two years ago, people were crying and whining and after the first trailer hit..."Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse"
thosemortalmen - 5/25/2013, 1:39 PM
They only need your ticket money @Steve , the meh and rest is yours. #reeveisandwasunlessyoudontwantanynewmoviefromthischaracter

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