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“Man of Steel” Is Powerful at the Box Office, Hitting the Half-Billion Dollar Mark



  “Man of Steel” Is Powerful at the Box Office, Hitting the Half-Billion
  Dollar Mark

    The Film Has Earned More Than $500 Million Worldwide, With Some Major
                     International Markets Still to Open

Business Wire

BURBANK, Calif. -- June 30, 2013

After flying into the record books in its opening, Warner Bros. Pictures’ and
Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” continues to soar at the box office. The
film crossed the $500 million mark on Saturday, June 29. The announcement was
made today by Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution, Dan
Fellman, and President of International Distribution, Veronika Kwan
Vandenberg.

The film has earned $248.7 million domestically, and $271.7 internationally,
for a worldwide total of $520.4, to date. “Man of Steel” opened at the top of
the box office in the U.S. and Canada, with the biggest June release ever. The
film opened at number one in many international territories, and continues its
roll out with record-breaking bows. The film is still to open in Brazil and
Japan.

The film continues to set records worldwide in IMAX^® theatres, where it has
earned an estimated $27 million domestically and $18.9 million
internationally, for a worldwide total of $45.9 million.

Dan Fellman stated, “This success for ‘Man of Steel’ is a great 75^th birthday
present for this iconic character. The film took Superman back to his roots
for a new generation of moviegoers, who have once again embraced Krypton and
Kansas’ favorite son. The film’s strong Cinemascore tells us that word of
mouth should keep the ‘Man of Steel’ flying through the summer.”

Veronika Kwan Vandenberg said, “We’re so excited by the international response
to the film and congratulate Zack and everyone involved in the movie on
reaching this milestone. We look forward to bringing the film to the rest of
the world in the weeks ahead.”

Sue Kroll, Warner Bros. Pictures President, Worldwide Marketing and
International Distribution, noted, “‘Man of Steel’ is an extraordinary
achievement by wonderful talents on both sides of the camera. Zack Snyder,
along with his cast and fellow filmmakers, created a story that has connected
with audiences of all ages and in every quadrant of the world. We are so proud
of the film, which has brought a new vision of the man and the myth to those
just discovering Superman, as well as lifelong fans.”

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes “Man of Steel,”^TM
starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Kal-El under the direction of
Zack Snyder.

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth.
As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was
sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world
from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

The film also stars four-time Oscar^® nominee Amy Adams (“The Master”),
Oscar^® nominee Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road”), Academy Award^® winner
Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves”), Oscar^® nominee Diane Lane
(“Unfaithful”), Oscar^® nominee Laurence Fishburne (“What’s Love Got to Do
with It”), Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, and Academy Award^®
winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”).

“Man of Steel” is produced by Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas
and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer from a story
by Goyer & Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe
Shuster and published by DC Entertainment. Thomas Tull, Lloyd Phillips and Jon
Peters served as executive producers.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a
Syncopy Production, a Zack Snyder Film, “Man of Steel.” The film is being
released in 2D and 3D in select theaters and IMAX^®, and is being distributed
worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. This
film has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and
destruction, and for some language.

                              www.manofsteel.com

Contact:

Warner Bros. Pictures
Paulette Osorio – Domestic Publicity
818-954-2708
paulette.osorio@warnerbros.com
or
Kevin Frank – International Publicity
818-954-7180
kevin.frank@warnerbros.com
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