This film shares a few connections to the reimagined Battlestar Galactica
(2004): Many visual effects shots were modeled after the documentary look, used in Battlestar Galactica, to give it a greater feel of realism. Additionally, two of the staff at the Arctic military base are played by Tahmoh Penikett
and Alessandro Juliani
, leading stars of that series. See more
Somehow Clark/Superman is allowed to work at the discovered Kryptonian ship when early footage demonstrates that he wandered the globe following Jonathan Kent's death. Without an address, a solid work history and some references how he could pass what would have had to been a Top Secret background is never explained. See more
Will you not understand? Krypton's core is collapsing! We may only have a matter of weeks! I warned you, harvesting the core was suicide! It has accelerated the process of implosion!
Our energy reserves were exhausted. What would you have us do, El?
Look to the stars, like our ancestors did! There are habitable worlds within reach. We can begin by using the old outposts.
Are you seriously suggesting that we evacuate the entire planet?
No, everybody here is already dead. Give me ...