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Man of Steel Gets PG-13 Rating

Surprising absolutely no one, the Motion Picture Association of America has given director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel a PG-13 rating “for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.” Superman Returns received the same rating in 2006.

Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond his imagination. Transported years ago to Earth from Krypton, a highly advanced, distant planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question ‘Why am I here?’ Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark discovers having extraordinary abilities means making difficult decisions. When the world is in dire need of stability, an even greater threat emerges. Clark must become a Man of Steel, to protect the people he loves and shine as the world’s beacon of hope – Superman.

The Warner Bros. franchise reboot, which arrives June 14, also stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Russell Crowe as Jor-El, Ayelet Zurer as Lara Lor-Van, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Antje Traue as Faora, Harry Lennix as General Swanwick and Christopher Meloni as Col. Hardy.

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  • Alirico668

    IM VERY EXCITED 

  • Alirico668

    The direction i think its going to take makes my creatiove jucises watery 

  • West3man

    re:  “Surprising absolutely no one, the Motion Picture Association of America has given director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel a PG-13 rating “for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.”

    It surprised no one…except me.  What makes this so obvious – the fact that the previous, poorly-received installment had the same rating? Pft.

    I am fine with the rating, for purely selfish reasons, but I’d like it to be a little more kid-friendly, as a principle.  But making it a little more keyed toward us old folks makes me happy.

    That said, I do NOT want to see Superman getting shivved, a-goddamned-gain.

  • Captlobi

    I cannot wait to see him go up against another human who has a plan to acquire real estate…