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2 items from 2011


Costner Co-Starring In "Superman: Man Of Steel"

17 March 2011 8:10 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Further to our report February 21, 2011, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have now confirmed that Oscar-nominated actor Kevin Costner ("Dances With Wolves") will play 'Jonathan Kent', the father who raised 'Clark Kent' as his own son, in "Superman: Man Of Steel", to be directed by Zack Snyder ("Watchmen"), in Vancouver starting May 2011.

"'Jonathan Kent' is the only father figure 'Clark' has ever had, the man who was there to help Clark understand what he was meant to do in the world as 'Superman', said Snyder. "Kevin will be able to communicate the quiet strength of this rural American man who raised the greatest super hero of all time."

Created by writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster, the 'Pa Kent' character debuted in the comic book "Superman" #1, (1939).

Both Jonathan and 'Martha Kent' (née Clark), referred to as 'Ma' and 'Pa' Kent, are the adoptive »

- Michael Stevens

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Costner Cast As Pa Kent In Snyder's "Superman: Man Of Steel"

22 February 2011 4:42 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to reports, director Zack Snyder has cast actor Kevin Costner ("Dances With Wolves") as 'Jonathan Kent' in the upcoming Vancouver-lensed, Warners/Legendary feature "Superman: Man Of Steel".

Created by writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster, the Pa Kent character debuted in the comic book "Superman" #1, (1939).

Both Jonathan and 'Martha Kent' (née Clark), referred to as 'Ma' and 'Pa' Kent, are the adoptive parents of 'Kal-El' aka 'Superman', living in the rural town of Smallville, Kansas.

In most versions of Superman's origin story, Jonathan and Martha were the first to find the rocket that brought infant Kal-El to Earth, with their adopting him shortly thereafter, renaming him 'Clark Kent' — 'Clark' being Martha's maiden name.

The Kents are usually portrayed as caring parents who instill within Clark a strong sense of morals, and they encourage Clark to use his powers for the betterment of humanity. »

- Michael Stevens

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