Plano has starring role in Superman film ''Man of Steel''

June 14, 2013 (PLANO, Ill.)

Plano, which is about 50 miles west of Chicago, is the setting for Smallville, Clark Kent's hometown.

On Wednesday night, a special screening of the film was held for Plano extras and production staff in nearby Sandwich. Residents received star treatment as they walked the red carpet. . . And the fun is not over yet. A "Smallville Superfest" will be held in Plano in August.

"'Man of Steel" opened nationwide Friday following a few midnight screenings in select theaters.

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