Skip to comments.Man Of Steel: First Look At Russell Crowe In His Jor El Costume
Posted on 10/04/2011 6:55:35 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
The actor was snapped taking a quick smoke break on the set of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot in his character's costume. This is our first glimpse of how he will look as Jor El.
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ouch. who plays mrs jorel?
The last film made Superman into an illegitimate father, what crappy things will they do this time?
As long as I live, I’ll never forget Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius....aka Gladiator! Gosh! I remember so going off the deep end over that movie...saw it 10 times in the theater...and that was after it had been out nearly 3 months. Took me quite awhile to get over it all. Whew! “Strength and Honor...STRENGTH-AND-HONOR!”
Jor El was a scientist, right? So why is dressed as an intergalactic football player / monk?
can’t be any worse than they did to Spiderman
Zach hasn't done me wrong yet though, so I'll withhold judgement until I see the movie.
or Robin Hood “men in tights” or Zorro...the “gay blade” changes coming for many of the super heros..wait until Barney Frank comes out of the phone booth in his new tutu
"My Son. My Son. I am your father, Jor-El. Your mother and I have sent you to Earth the only survivor of Krypton. As you hear this, I will have been dead many centuries, but I will reborn as Charlie Rich. On the planet Earth you have special powers and knowledge, which will separate you from mankind. Use these powers only for good, and above all you must never tamper with the destiny of man. And don't eat junk food."
Where did he get the Klingon nightgown?
Looks like every other Russel Crowe character.
Pretty much. He’s just one magnificent actor.
Yeah - he was SO sexy in that movie. yowzie!
Hear he’s a real jerk in actual live however...but man, what an actor!
Born in New Zealand in 64,
A hot-headed actor named Russell Crowe.
He loves to act but he loves one thing more,
Fightin Around the World!
He fights his directors and he fights his fans,
Its a problem no one understands.
(If theres two things he loves, its fighting and)
Fightin Around the World!
And Fightin Around the World
Medieval-Renaissance Knight, huh?
Looks kinda grungey. I still like to think of Krypton and its occupants the way the 50s/60s comics did... a sort of scientific ‘world of tomorrow’ in pleasant pastel colors.
Jor El was his Superman’s real pop, right? I get all that confused. There was Mon El and Kal El too, but I forget who was who and what was what. Can’t remember at all Superman’s Kryptonian mother’s name.
As a big Patrick O’Brian fan, I have to say he did a great job portaying Jack Aubrey in “Master and Commander”.
Oh Yes! Another great movie of his. Would liked to have seen a sequel to that one. I also liked him in the Robin Hood movie, although there was a lot of criticism of it. However, I found it very entertaining...thought that he and Kate Blanchett made a great team. I’ve always liked his acting. Hope he still has a few good ones left in him.
He looks just like Marlon Brando as Jor El. A formerly good looking, in shape actor who is starting to go to pot. Look for Russell in size 54 pants in the near future.
Brando was horrible in that film.
Gladiator is one of my favorite movies of all time. It really gets to me. So many good quotes in that movie, the music, the acting.. wow...
jorel was the dad. monel was the fishing line.
The ‘S’ and the shield wasn’t even invented until Mom Kent made the first costume out of Kal El’s baby blankets!
Jor-el is the father of kal-el (superman/Clark Kent). Mon-el was a traveler from another planet (daxam) who had the same powers as supes he crashed on earth after exposure to lead (his weakness) poisoned him. To save him superboy placed him in the phantom zone where he stayed until one of the legion of superheroes in the future created a serum to cure him. That hero was Brainiac V, who was a descendent of a slave of one of supermans greatest villains- The computer minded Brainiac. Hope that helps ;-p
Oh there is also zor-el, Kara-el (supergirl), and ....
lara was his mom on krypton.
diane lane is playing mrs. kent in the movie, supes earth mom
Mon-el was from a different planet, but crashed on Krypton...Jor-el helped him out, then steered him toward Earth before the explosion. Mon-el caught the amnesia, and Supes treated him like a big bro, but eventually it was all figured out and Mon-el went back to his home planet.
Ah, I love the Supes of the 60’s...
That was a great movie. I learned that interestingly enough, although the Maximus character was fictional, the other characters portrayed were historic, including the young Emperor Comodus. When I first saw the movie, I thought they were getting a bit too dramatic having the emperor fight in the colosseum, but apparently Comudus caught many times as a gladiator. He also cheated, as was shown in the movie, by either having his opponent pre-wounded, or providing the opponent with only a lead sword.
I haven’t sat down to watch that version with Brando since it aired on tv the first time. As a child I thought he was good. I’ll have to look up his scenes on GoogTube.
Why, in your opinion, was he horrible?
Ah, yeah. That starts ringing a lot of bells. Sometimes I could never get it all clear. I enjoyed the Superman line of comics, but never really got into all the minutea. As a kid in the 70s, I always preferred the Superman comics with the ‘older’ reprint stories to what was then-current.
But wait, if you are Dr. Sivana, you should be more versed in Captain Marvel lore, correct? Names like Black Adam and Freddy Freeman, right? Or, Mary Marvel’s girl friend with the freckles and pigtails? Things like that.
His Uncle K-Tel was in merchandising.
"What we do in life, echoes in eternity.
"Three weeks from now, I will be harvesting my crops. Imagine where you will be, and it will be so. Hold the line! Stay with me! If you find yourself alone, riding in the green fields with the sun on your face, do not be troubled. For you are in Elysium, and you're already dead!"
Marcus Aurelius: When was the last time you were home? Maximus: Two years, two hundred and sixty-four days and this morning.
"Blessed father, watch over my wife and son with a ready sword. Whisper to them that I live only to hold them again, for all else is dust and air."
"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius. Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."
"I knew a man who once said, 'Death smiles at us all. All that man can do is smile back.'"
Yep. Agree 100%. He OWNED that part!
There were also:
I thought that the recreation of the scenery, the sets, the battles, the costuming, everything was set so magnificantly for portraying the Roman Empire era. Stunning actually.
Well, it looks like that “S” on his chest stands for socialist.
One of my favorite films. I make a point to watch it whenever it's on.
MY KIND OF MOVIE! A Mans Movie!
We had wallpaper like that in the 70’s - in the den. Whenever we took acid, we go to den.
I always though Peter Parker was a little bit gay anyway, drove me crazy how wimpy the guy was when not in his spiderman digs. But to remake him as a half black half Mexican gay teen? Oh ya, that will sell well to all those young white pre-teens that buy these comic books.
Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex?
Did you see his Robin Hood? I really liked it.
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