Man of Steel Companion Book Announced

As they did with Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, Warner Bros. will release a companion book that goes behind the scenes of Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman reboot.

The book, which will retail for $45, is currently available on Barnes & Noble and Amazon's websites for around $25 for pre-order. According to the entries, the book "offers a rich selection of materials, from concept art and behind-the-scenes set photography to director commentary and interviews with key creatives, unlocking the secrets behind giving new life to an immortal hero."

The specifics of the book are below.

Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman

Author: Daniel Wallace Edition: Hardcover Release Date: June 14, 2013

Man of Steel is being produced by Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer, from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers. The film is scheduled for theatrical release on June 14th, 2013.

A novelization of the film by Greg Cox, the writer who has done novelizations of Infinite Crisis, 52 and The Dark Knight Rises, is also due in stores June 18.