MAN OF STEEL Producer's Interesting Reaction To Supergirl Rumors
The tie-in, prequel comic book for Man of Steel followed Superman's cousin Kara Zor-El better known as Supergirl among DC Comics fans. Recent comments from a Man of Steel producer indicate there's potential for the Last Daughter of Krypton to possibly appear in a sequel.
For those that missed the article, Wal-Mart rewarded those that pre-order blu-ray copies of Man of Steel with a first look at the tie-in prequel comic book written by the film's screenwriter David S. Goyer. But often times, these comic books don't really amount to much and are really nothing more than a one-time cash-grab. But a recent interview with producer Deborah Snyder seems to indicate that's not the case with the Man of Steel's tie-in comic book. When asked about Martian Manhunter rumors, Snyder merely laughed but when pressed about Supergirl, her reaction was entirely different. "...the one thing if you look closely when Henry’s going through the Fortress of Solitude there’s an empty… you know all the bodies… the pods? There’s an empty pod. I’m not going to say what, or if, it means anything but there is an empty pod there," said Snyder. If you've read the Man of Steel tie-in comic book you not only have a good idea of who that pod belongs to but you also know how it got there. If you want to read those spoilers, CLICK HERE. When Snyder was pressed to elaborate on her answer, she didn't offer up much more, "No. [Laughs] I’m not going to say anything but, it’s a thing. It’s a thing. That’s one Easter Egg that, I don’t know. Again, it might not mean anything, [but] it might mean something…"
Moving towards more speculative matters, Canadian songwriter Allison Crowe has a mystery role in Man of Steel that amounted to only one day on set but the exact nature of what she filmed is being kept a closely guarded secret. Did she film a brief cameo as Kara?
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Running Time: 2 hrs 23 min
Release Date: 14 June 2013 (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Starring: Henry Cavill, Michael Shannon, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner,Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Christopher Meloni, Richard Schiff, Harry Lennix
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Written by: Christopher Nolan (story), David S. Goyer screenplay)
"Man of Steel follows the Last Son of Krypton on his epic journey to become mankind's shinning beacon of hope for a brighter future. With the beliefs and values instilled by his adoptive parents Jonathan (Kevin Costner) and Martha (Diane Lane) Kent, a young Clark (Henry Cavill) sets out to find his place in the world. But when the nefarious General Zodd (Michael Shannon) arrives on Earth, Clark will have to choose between being a normal human or Kal-el,son of Jor-El (Russell Crowe) and humanity's greatest protector and champion. Filmed in IMAX and shot in Vancouver, Chicago and Plano, Illinois, Man of Steel will be released on June 14, 2013 by Warner Bros. Directed by Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) with a screenplay by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight) the Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Rises, Inception) produced feature film will surely be the summer blockbuster of 2013."
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