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Wilkinson explained that since they created a neo-medieval back story for Krypton (which included the creation of a new language), it made sense to utilize the suit design as part of the mythology. Everyone on Krypton wears this suit, he suggested. Using ZBrush and rapid prototyping, Wilkinson came up the blue/gray color and chainmail look. It has function and purpose and a logic to this fantastical world, he added.
Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Michael Shannon, Antje Traue, Russell Crowe, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, Harry Lennix, Laurence Fishburne and Richard Schiff star in the June 14, 2013 release.