Man Of Steel trailer: watch now

The hordes heading to cinemas this weekend to see The Dark Knight Rises will also be treated to the first Man Of Steel trailer, which is also available to watch online below.

The short teaser features moody scenes of Clark Kent as a child and young adult (Henry Cavill) accompanied by a voiceover from his father Jonathan (Kevin Costner) saying 'You're not just anyone. One day, you're gonna have to make a choice. You have to decide what kind of man you want to grow up to be.' Ominous stuff.

The spot ends with a simple, wide-angle shot of the sky as Superman whooshes upwards at great speed.

Take a look for yourself below...

The trailer may not contain as much action as fans whose appetites were whetted by the footage revealed at Comic-Con may like, but it sets the mood perfectly for a Superman reboot overseen by producer Christopher Nolan by elegantly juxtaposing the human and the superhuman.

There's also an alternative version of the trailer, with the same images, but a voiceover from Jor-El (Russell Crowe), which you can watch here:

Man Of Steel is released in UK cinemas on 14 Jun 2013.

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