Originally Posted by CGHulk
It looks like Jor-el is in this shot. Maybe he survived the destruction of Krypton!
I think it's a dream sequence. This could be where we get the "ideal to strive toward" speech we've heard in the trailers. Think about it, Superman, Kal-El, thinks he's failed, and he sees his father, who tells him that he not only hasn't, but has great things STILL to do. I think it could be a very powerful and dramatic sequence if it was done right.