“Man Of Steel” Costume Designer Michael Wilkinson on The Super Suit.

The site Immersed in Movies caught Wilkinson at 5D/Flux conference at the University of Southern California, where he spoke about his work on the Zack Snyder-helmed reboot of the Last Son of Krypton. Here’s the key point:

Wilkinson explained that since they created a “neo-medieval” back story for Krypton (which included the creation of a new language), it made sense to utilize the suit design as part of the mythology. “Everyone on Krypton wears this suit,” he suggested. Using ZBrush and rapid prototyping, Wilkinson came up the blue/gray color and chainmail look. “It has function and purpose and a logic to this fantastical world,” he added.

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