This is so ironic.
All the reasons Smallville was hated for, well, most of them are in Man of Steel, some of them taken to the extreme.
Originally Posted by The Incredible Hulk
After seeing the latest excellent Man of Steel trailer, and reading some of the plot synopsis, it seems that this version of Supes is also a bit of a "late bloomer" and struggles into adulthood coming to grips with who and what he is.
Remember Smallville getting flack for this approach a decade ago?
Looks like the show influenced way more than just the de-aging of the Kents.
That's just the tip of the iceberg.