The Superman franchise is resurrected in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production from director Zack Snyder and producer Christopher Nolan (Dark Knight). David Goyer provides the script, from a story he co-wrote with Nolan. The Tudors' Henry Cavill stars as the Man of Steel, with Amy Adams stepping into the role of crackerjack reporter Lois Lane. Boardwalk Empire's Michael Shannon co-stars as General Zod, the Kryptonian villian who gives Superman a run for his money in the brawn department. Diane Lane and Kevin Costner round out the cast.