Superman: Man of Steel is a live-action 2016 superhero film based on the Superman comic series by DC Comics. It takes place in the DC Cinematic Universe.

Plot Synopsis

Superman, an extraterrestrial superhero who defends the planet Earth, is forced to team up with criminal mastermind Lex Luthor when a super-powered villain known as the Kryptonite Man, made out of the one substance that weakens Superman, attacks the city. However, they soon find out he is really working for a bigger threat, an evil artificial intelligence known as Brainiac.


  • Armie Hammer as Kal-El/Clark Kent/Superman
  • Paul Bettany as Lex Luthor
  • Mila Kunis as Lois Lane
  • Tom Kane as Brainiac (voice only)
  • Jensen Ackles as Clay Ramsay/Kryptonite Man
  • Tobin Bell as Jor-El (flashback)
  • Dylan O'Brien as Jimmy Olsen
  • Stephen Lang as Perry White