During the Man of Steel watch party, Zack Snyder revealed a surprising Doomsday Easter egg early on in the film.
Before Zack Snyder made fans go crazy over the Justice League cut news, the director discussed Man of Steel during a watch party of the film, revealing a new Doomsday Easter egg in the Superman solo film. Although fans spent most of the time waiting for news about the Snyder Cut, the director kept their attention by discussing a number of long-debated fan theories and Easter eggs that are buried in the movie.
During the opening Kryptonian sequences in Man of Steel, Zack Snyder pointed out the shot of a destroyed moon above the planet. The director revealed it was “broken” by Doomsday long ago, much like in the comics. He went on to say that they wanted to tease the villainous monster from the beginning, with the clear intention of introducing him later on. As fans remember a version of the monster appeared in the finale of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, although many were disappointed that it didn’t have the traditional design from the comics. Take a look at Snyder revealing the Doomsday Easter egg in Man of Steel below.
“Notice up there is the broken moon. Which in the comic book lore that moon was broken a long time ago by Doomsday. So this Doomsday concept we wanted to plant early. That Doomsday is a thing that could exist, that could be brought into the universe. Because I really like that character. From the beginning I thought it would be cool to have Doomsday involved somehow in the movies.”
Here’s the official synopsis for Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel:
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.
Directed by Zack Snyder, Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, and Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent.
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