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'Man of Steel' New Clip: Superman Seems to Inherit Fighting Skills From Jor-El

June 12, 2013 (8:46 am) GMT
The latest clip for Henry Cavill's much-anticipated film sees Russell Crowe beating out bad guys in his role as Superman's Krypton father.
'Man of Steel' New Clip: Superman Seems to Inherit Fighting Skills From Jor-El

Ahead of the June 14 release, Warner Bros. has unleashed another clip for its highly-anticipated "" with Jor-El featured in it. Through the latest sneak peek, fans can now understand where Superman gets his amazing butt-kicking skills from as his biological dad, played by , is seen throwing killer punches and shooting bad guys down.

During a press conference at the film's junket, Crowe revealed that he had "never seen any other Superman movie" and only "read the script" to get to know the character he played. "I thought it was a complex and really cool story, in and of itself. I thought the problems that Jor-El faced, in terms of his decisions, as a father, were very interesting. That's why I got involved," he said.

The New Zealand-born actor also shared "a very interesting" experience during the filming. "I think Zack employed four babies, as the recently born Kal-El ... On this movie, I got farted on first. That was okay. I got pissed on, which was a little inconvenient ... I had new experiences, as a parent on this movie, that I hadn't previously had. So thank you Zack," said the Maximus of "Gladiator".

The Zack Snyder-directed film introduces as the new Superman with playing his love interest Lois Lane. is tapped to villainize the feature with his portrayal of General Zod.

Already having its sequel being planned, "Man of Steel" will have its special early screening on Thursday, June 13 at 7 P.M.



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