Plot details from Zack Snyder's Superman reboot, Man of Steel, are scarce, but a leaked call sheet from the movie's Vancouver set reveals some new information about Superman's Kryptonian origins and Clark Kent's life on Earth.
Warning: major spoilers ahead.
It looks like Jor-El, played by Russell Crowe, is wounded by an energy lance in an attack on Krypton, and he and Lara (Ayelet Zurer) infuse baby Superman's with a "codex" before launching him toward Earth in a pod. Kelex -- one of the robot assistants to the House of El -- also appears to be in the scene.
Although this isn't explicit in the call sheet, it looks like baby Kal-El is being sent to Earth with knowledge of his home planet, which would be a twist on the typical Superman origin story.
Then, on Earth, we see Clark Kent at work in a roadhouse bar, trying to keep himself in check as he deals with drunken patrons. The call sheet mentions logging trucks outside the bar, which may explain one of the more exciting Man of Steel set photos we've seen thus far.
What do you think about Snyder's take on Superman, based on the little we know so far?
Man of Steel is due out June 14th, 2013.