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Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization Announced (2013)

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Posted by: Matt McGloin, Editor/Publisher
created 11/30/2012 - 11:00am, updated 11/30/2012 - 11:08am

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4358 Greg Cox, the writer on The Dark Knight Rises movie novelization, will also be writing the Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization.

Cox included elements in his novel for The Dark Knight Rises that wasn't included in Christopher Nolan's movie, such as what may have happened to the Joker in the movie, so we might see something similar in the Superman adaptation.

The book is available for pre-order on Amazon and will be released in conjunction with the premiere of the movie on June 14, 2013.

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SUPERMAN IS BACK - THE OFFICIAL MOVIE NOVELIZATION!
 
The film, from director Zack Snyder, stars Henry Cavill (The Tudors) as Superman/Clark Kent, three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (The Fighter) 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. Also from Superman's native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman's mother, played by Ayelet Zurer, and Superman's father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator).
 
Rounding out the cast are Harry Lennix as U.S. military man General Swanwick, as well as Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy.
 
Man of Steel is being produced by Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer, from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.
 
Currently in production, Man of Steel is slated for release on June 14, 2013 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Stay tuned to Cosmic Book News as more on the Man Of Steel develops.

Man Of Steel flies into theaters June 14th, 2013 directed by Zack Snyder starring, Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel, Diane Lane as Martha "Ma" Kent, Kevin Costner as Jonathan "Pa" Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as Zod, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White and Russell Crowe as Jor-El.

Be sure to check out the Cosmic Book News Superman Man of Steel Movie Hub for even more news and information.

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