Originally Posted by roach
We already know he's gonna be dealing with killing Zod so there is really no other need to connect the movies…they already will be connected. With these type of films you always want to start big…it's why MOS started with the Krypton action piece and Star Wars opens with the space battle. Superman saving survivors from the rubble is not a good starter.
I think they'll connect in some flashback when superman is saving some other people he remembered that moment he was saving addressed there and it will be a nice detail.. but some as saving/respects from that disaster will be hinted that's for sure...