The Kryptonian menace

The Mary Sue tweets: “David Goyer seems to be going for a more realistic approach to Superman in Man of Steel, i.e we’d be scared of him.” This makes explicit something only hinted at in the second trailer:

 Initially, I thought using General Zod rather than Lex Luthor as the Man of Steel villain made sense, because it’s really hard to make an ordinary human a threat to Superman. But now I wonder if maybe they missed a chance to reinterpret Luthor as a government scientist charged with coming up with a response to the Kryptonian threat.

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