Cast and Crew of Man of Steel

Cast of
Man of Steel

About Man of Steel

In this epic tale of discovery and destiny, the narrative revolves around the complex and diverse cast of characters, each contributing a unique layer to the storyline. The film's lead character, Clark Kent, is portrayed with remarkable depth and charisma by Henry Cavill. The audience witnesses his transformation from a humble farm boy to the indomitable Superman, complete with billowing cape and the iconic 'S' emblem on his chest. The young Clark Kent grapples with his true identity, burdened by the weight of his extraordinary powers and the circumstances of his mysterious arrival on Earth.

Equally compelling is the performance of Amy Adams, who steps into the role of Lois Lane, an intrepid Pulitzer-winning journalist with the Daily Planet. Adams infuses the character with an unwavering determination to uncover the truth, no matter the cost. Lois Lane is not merely a love interest but a partner in Superman's journey to acceptance. Her pursuit of the truth leads her on a collision course with the Man of Steel, setting the stage for a powerful, character-defining narrative.

As Superman evolves from his early days of self-discovery to an eventual battle against the malevolent General Zod to save his adopted home planet, he fulfills the role of a guardian angel for humanity. The film delves into the intricate facets of Superman's origin story. Born on the doomed planet Krypton, he is later sent to Earth by his parents, Jor-El and Lara, who recognize the potential for their child to become a symbol of hope for a deserving world. Meanwhile, Clark Kent finds himself torn between embracing his alien heritage and assimilating into human society, all while concealing his incredible abilities. The imminent threat from General Zod forces the young hero to rise up and embrace his destiny, ultimately becoming the 'Man of Steel' and the protector of Earth, a symbol of hope and inspiration to all.

Man of Steel is part of the Man of Steel Collection, together with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice .

Full Cast of Man of Steel

Henry Cavill
plays Clark Kent / Superman / Kal-El

Henry Cavill as Clark Kent / Superman / Kal-El
Henry Cavill's portrayal of Clark Kent / Superman / Kal-El in 'Man of Steel' is a standout performance that truly embodies the iconic character. Cavill brings a depth and vulnerability to Clark Kent, showcasing his struggle to find his place in the world. As Superman, he exudes strength and confidence, while still maintaining the humanity that makes the character so relatable. His performance as Kal-El adds another layer, exploring the character's Kryptonian heritage and the weight of his destiny. Overall, Cavill's performance is a compelling blend of power, compassion, and complexity that does justice to the beloved superhero. See Henry Cavill's other roles

Amy Adams
plays Lois Lane

Amy Adams as Lois Lane
In the movie 'Man of Steel', Amy Adams delivers a compelling performance as Lois Lane, the intrepid journalist who uncovers the truth about Superman's identity. Adams brings a strong, independent spirit to the character, making her a worthy match for the iconic superhero. Her portrayal is marked by a sharp intellect and a fearless determination, which are evident in her relentless pursuit of the story. Adams also imbues the character with a warmth and vulnerability that make her relatable and endearing to the audience. Overall, her performance adds depth and humanity to the movie, making it a memorable addition to the Superman film franchise. See Amy Adams's other roles

Michael Shannon
plays General Zod

Michael Shannon as General Zod
In the movie 'Man of Steel', Michael Shannon delivers a chilling performance as General Zod, a Kryptonian military leader seeking to rebuild his lost civilization on Earth. Shannon's portrayal of Zod is both menacing and complex, as he brings a sense of ruthless determination and single-minded focus to the character. His intense, steely gaze and powerful physical presence make him a formidable adversary for Superman, and his performance adds a layer of depth to the classic comic book villain. Shannon's ability to convey Zod's unwavering belief in his cause, as well as his growing frustration and desperation as he faces defeat, make his portrayal of the character truly memorable. See Michael Shannon's other roles

Diane Lane
plays Martha Kent

Diane Lane as Martha Kent
Diane Lane's portrayal of Martha Kent in 'Man of Steel' is both heartwarming and powerful. She brings a sense of strength and resilience to the character, making her a pillar of support for her son, Clark Kent. Lane's performance is filled with emotional depth, as she navigates the complexities of raising a superhuman child in a world that fears him. Her on-screen chemistry with Henry Cavill, who plays Clark Kent, adds a layer of authenticity to their mother-son relationship. Overall, Lane's performance is a standout in the film, showcasing her talent as a versatile actress. See Diane Lane's other roles

Russell Crowe
plays Jor-El

Russell Crowe as Jor-El
In the movie 'Man of Steel', Russell Crowe delivers a powerful and emotionally resonant performance as Jor-El, Superman's biological father. Crowe brings a sense of gravitas and wisdom to the role, portraying Jor-El as a man who is fiercely protective of his family and his planet. He also brings a sense of vulnerability to the character, showing Jor-El's fear and sadness as he watches his world crumble around him. Overall, Crowe's performance is a standout in the film and adds depth and complexity to the character of Jor-El. See Russell Crowe's other roles

Kevin Costner
plays Jonathan Kent

Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent
Kevin Costner delivers a heartfelt and nuanced performance as Jonathan Kent in 'Man of Steel'. His portrayal of Clark Kent's adoptive father is marked by a deep sense of love, responsibility, and wisdom. Costner's Jonathan Kent is a man of few words, but his actions and expressions speak volumes about his character. He provides Clark with the moral compass he needs to navigate his extraordinary abilities, always reminding him of the importance of using his powers for the greater good. Costner's performance is a touching tribute to the enduring bond between fathers and sons, and adds a layer of humanity to the larger-than-life narrative of Superman. See Kevin Costner's other roles

Laurence Fishburne
plays Perry White

Laurence Fishburne as Perry White

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Christopher Meloni
plays Colonel Nathan Hardy

Christopher Meloni as Colonel Nathan Hardy

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Antje Traue
plays Faora-Ul

Harry Lennix
plays General Calvin Swanwick

Harry Lennix as General Calvin Swanwick

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Richard Schiff
plays Dr. Emil Hamilton

Richard Schiff as Dr. Emil Hamilton

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Ayelet Zurer
plays Lara Lor-Van

Rebecca Buller
plays Jenny Jurwich

Michael Kelly
plays Steve Lombard

Michael Kelly as Steve Lombard

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Mackenzie Gray
plays Jax-Ur

Mackenzie Gray as Jax-Ur

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Richard Cetrone
plays Tor-An

Richard Cetrone as Tor-An

Richard Cetrone was born on July 13, 1961 and is currently 62 years old.

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Samantha Win
plays Car-Vex

Samantha Win as Car-Vex

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Julian Richings
plays Lor-Em

Mary Black
plays Ro-Zar

Mary Black as Ro-Zar

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Dylan Sprayberry
plays Clark Kent at 13

Christina Wren
plays Major Carrie Farris

Cooper Timberline
plays Clark Kent (9 Years)

David James Lewis
plays Major Laramore

David James Lewis as Major Laramore

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Tahmoh Penikett
plays Emerson

Tahmoh Penikett as Emerson

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Doug Abrahams
plays Heraldson

Doug Abrahams as Heraldson

Doug Abrahams is known for his work on Fido (2006), Elysium (2013) and Man of Steel (2013).

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Brad Kelly
plays Byrne

Brad Kelly as Byrne

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David Paetkau
plays Northcorn Threat Analyst

David Paetkau as Northcorn Threat Analyst

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Elizabeth Thai
plays Northcorn Threat Analyst

Elizabeth Thai as Northcorn Threat Analyst

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Ian Rozylo
plays Northcorn Threat Analyst

Ian Rozylo as Northcorn Threat Analyst

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Alessandro Juliani
plays Officer Sekowsky

Alessandro Juliani as Officer Sekowsky

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Kwesi Ameyaw
plays Canadian Airman

Kwesi Ameyaw as Canadian Airman

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Mike Dopud
plays Canadian Airman

Mike Dopud as Canadian Airman

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Jack Foley
plays Teenage Pete Ross

Jadin Gould
plays Lana Lang

Robert Gerdisch
plays Whitney Fordman

Ryan Mitchell
plays Bus Boy

Alexa Gengelbach
plays Bus Girl

Stephanie Kraft Song
plays Bus Girl

Caroline Thomas
plays Bus Girl

Coburn Goss
plays Father Leone

Lesley Bevan
plays Ms. Rampling

Chad Krowchuk
plays Glen Woodburn

Ian Tracey
plays Ludlow

Ian Tracey as Ludlow

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Carmen Lavigne
plays Chrissy - Waitress

Howard Siegel
plays Weaver

Heidi Kettering
plays Helen Ross

Justin Butler
plays Student

Jacqueline Scislowski
plays Student

Danny Coonley
plays Student

Sally Elling
plays Student

Joseph Cranford
plays Pete Ross

Clint Carleton
plays Roughneck

Mark Gibbon
plays Roughneck

Mark Gibbon as Roughneck

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Stuart Ambrose
plays A-10 Pilot

Tom Nagel
plays A-10 Pilot

Jackson Berlin
plays F-35 Pilot

George Canyon
plays F-35 Pilot

Kyle Riefsnyder
plays Little Bird Gunship Pilot

Aaron Smolinski
plays Communications Officer

Carla Gugino
plays Kelor (voice)

Carla Gugino as Kelor (voice)

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Bruce Bohne
plays Ace O' Clubs Bartender

Rowen Kahn
plays Ken Braverman

Robert Moloney
plays News Show Host

Sean Campbell
plays Bar Buddy

Sean Campbell as Bar Buddy

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Aaron Pearl
plays Bar Buddy

Aaron Pearl as Bar Buddy

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Rebecca Spence
plays Young Mother

Rebecca Spence as Young Mother

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Joe Miñoso
plays Metropolis Policeman

Joe Miñoso as Metropolis Policeman

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Brian King
plays Train Station Family (Father)

Madison Moran
plays Train Station Family (Daughter)

Gabe Darley
plays Train Station Family (Son)

Bridgett Newton
plays Train Station Family (Mother)

Revard Dufresne
plays Dev-Em

Apollonia Vanova
plays Nadira

Dan Aho
plays FBI Agent

Ronald W. Gibbs
plays FBI Agent

Chris Palermo
plays Sergeant Vance

Chris Palermo as Sergeant Vance

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Edmundo Raul Sanchez
plays Smallville Gas Station Attendant

Nicholas W. von Zill
plays Council Member

Allison Crowe
plays Singer at Cassidy's

Nick Touchie
plays Coastal Villager

Eileen Touchie
plays Coastal Villager

Malcolm Scott
plays Tractor Repair Shop Owner

Malcolm Scott as Tractor Repair Shop Owner

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Rondel Reynoldson
plays Kelor (uncredited)

Rondel Reynoldson as Kelor (uncredited)

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Johnny Otto
plays Cop (uncredited)

Johnny Otto as Cop (uncredited)

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Autumn Snyder
plays Panicked Civilian (voice)

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