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'Man of Steel': First Look at Faora, Superman's Underwear-Free Groin

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If that first shot of Henry Cavill in his Superman suit left you with some questions, and if those questions were about if Superman still has his underwear outside his jeans, here are the answers: nope. These first, distant shots of Superman's nether-regions reveal that Zack Snyder's hero will be following the path of DC's new comic, losing the external undies and thus rendering the Super-belt down to a fashionable waist cinch. Also seen on set: co-star Antje Traue dressed as new villainess Faora (no more flowing v-necks, apparently) and a guy covered in motion-capture sensor things, so make of that what you will. Or just assume that Superman is going to fight a CGI ape. That's what I'm doing.

  • August 31, 2011
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  • August 4, 2011
    1. Why does Superman have the texture of a Titleist? 2. Is Superman drunkenly stumbling onto the set of a Charlie Chaplin film? 3. Eyebrows: Does he have them? I do like the cape, but it's a shame director Zack Snyder still can't seem to get that 68% saturation filter off hi... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2013
    It's only thirty seconds long, but this new spot for Man of Steel nonetheless manages to squeeze in some new footage while reiterating the massive scale of the film. Have a look below, but be forewarned: Kevin Costner is so epically fatherly, you're going to disown your own dad... / Continue →
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