Zack Snyder Talks More About Superman's Name in Junket Interview

Zack Snyder Talks More About Superman's Name in Junket Interview

Apart from appearing on radio this morning over in Canada. The director of Man Of Steel decided to drop in on another radio station; The director reveals some potential spoilers regarding Superman's name. Read on for details!

On the name Superman

“It’s not really reluctance. It’s us…for me anyway, I wanted to give the right reverence to the word. Superman has a concept, and it can’t just be the thing that happens immediately. It’s got to be earned.”

“And I thought it would be cool to have Lois be in a weird way the one that invents the idea. Because like where doe Superman come from? Who coined that phrase? How does that happen? So Lois sort of starts the idea and then…”

Full Review Can Be Found Here

The Good: Character, Most of the performances, Special effects
The Bad: Plot progression is painfully predictable.
The Basics: A complete reboot of Superman, Man Of Steel presents a more angsty version of Clark Kent and Kal-El and a bigger threat to Earth in his first real adventure.

Despite the issues where Man Of Steel is plotted like a familiar super hero origin story, the film feels fresher than most and is not only solidly entertaining, it makes a decent commentary on the human and alien here on Earth.


Man of Steel is an upcoming 2013 superhero film directed by Zack Snyder, produced by Christopher Nolan, and scripted by David S. Goyer. Based on the DC Comics character Superman, the film will be a reboot of the Superman film series, portraying the character's origin story. The film stars Henry Cavill in the title role, with Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White and Russell Crowe as Jor-El. Man of Steel will launch a shared fictional universe of DC Comics characters on film.

Clark Kent is a journalist who was adopted as a child by Jonathan and Martha Kent after he was transported to Earth from the dying planet of Krypton. Raised with the values of his adoptive parents, he feels alienated because of his unique super powers and struggles to find his own place in life. When the world is attacked, he becomes the hero named Superman to protect Earth and its people.
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