‘Man of Steel’ Set to Open Taormina Festival

Variety is reporting that The 59th Taormina Film Festival will open with Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot “Man of Steel” on June 15 at the town’s ancient Greek amphitheater.

Eight-day event on the Italian island of Sicily is gearing up to showcase 30 films, seven shorts and five docus, along with 10 master class programs.

This year fest explores horror and comedy as the deepest appeals of the bigscreen, per general manager Tiziana Rocca.