This comes from an open casting call from the Vancouver Island area where filming for the new Superman movie is taking place. The sheet is reported to contain the following synopsis.
“In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Cavill) is a young twentysomething journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone’s imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question – Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Costner), Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as “Superman,” not only to shine as the world’s last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.”
Based on this synopsis I have my doubts about this new Superman flick. It sounds like we won’t get to actually see Superman all that much. By the description it seems we’ll get more Clark Kent as he struggles to find his place in the world. My guess is that once General Zod arrives and begins to cause trouble, Clark realizes only he can stop him. A slightly altered remake of Superman 2 is what this is shaping up to be. We will see come June 2013.