The Superman movie franchise is being REBOOTED! Guess who they just added to the cast??
He has joined the cast of “Man of Steel” beating out Sean Penn and Clive Owen! He’s set to play Jor-El, Superman’s biological father. The last actor to play that role was Marlon Brando in 1978’s “Superman“.
Zack Snyder who directed “300,” “Watchmen,” and “Sucker Punch” is directing. Filming is set to begin this summer in Chicago and is set for a December 2012 release.
The cast also includes Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Michael Shannon (General Zod), Diane Lane (Martha Kent), and Kevin Costner (Jonathan Kent), and Antje Traue (Faora).
Woohoo! Can’t wait!