A few stills from Man of Steel have soared in and are below in a slideshow for your viewing pleasure.

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Warner Bros have also released the official synopsis, which enlightens us a bit more to Zack Snyder’s take on Superman:

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

The film also stars four-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (“The Master”) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (“What’s Love Got to Do with It”) as her editor-in-chief, Perry White. Starring as Clark Kent’s adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar® nominee Diane Lane (“Unfaithful”) and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves”).

Squaring off against the superhero are two other surviving Kryptonians, the villainous General Zod, played by Oscar® nominee Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road”), and Faora, Zod’s evil partner, played by Antje Traue (upcoming “The Seventh Son”). Also from Superman’s native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman’s mother, played by Ayelet Zurer (“Angels and Demons”), and Superman’s father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”).

comicbookmovie.com has also posted an extended featurette on their youtube channel, which includes a few minor plot spoilers if you’re that way inclined.

Finally, if you haven’t checked out our Cinematic History of Superman timeline, now is your chance. Featuring trailers, behind the scenes photos and screentests, you can catch up with all things Man of Steel related here.

Man of Steel is out in the UK on 14th June 2013.

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