Posts Tagged ‘superman’
  • Michael Shannon Cast as ‘Superman: Man of Steel’ Villain Zod
    Posted April 10th, 2011 at 4:00 pm 3 Comments »
    Director Zack Snyder's reboot of Superman now has its villain. Michael Shannon has been officially cast in the role of General Zod in Man of Steel. Zod comes from Krypton where he commanded the planet's armed forces, and was portrayed in the original Superman (1978) and Superman II (1980) by Terence Stamp. Snyder: “Zod is not only one of Superman’s most formidable enemies, but one of the most significant because he has insights into Superman that others don’t. Michael is a powerful ac...
  • Amy Adams Lands Role of Lois Lane in Superman Reboot
    Posted March 27th, 2011 at 1:00 pm No Comments »
    There were many rumors around who was in the running to play Lois Lane in the upcoming reboot of Superman from director Zack Synder and producer Christopher Nolan. The LA Times reported today a decision has been made (since confirmed by Synder) and the coveted role has gone to Academy Award nominee Amy Adams (The Fighter, Enchanted). “There was a big, giant search for Lois,” Snyder said. “For us it was a big thing and obviously a really important role. We did a lot of auditioning but ...
  • Diane Lane Cast in Superman
    Posted March 3rd, 2011 at 9:20 am No Comments »
    Recently the casting of Kevin Coster as Jonathan "Pa" Kent in the upcoming reboot of Superman was rumored to be in consideration. While that has yet to be confirmed one new addition to the cast has been. Diane Lane is on board to play Martha "Ma" Kent. In early versions of the comics the Kent’s die soon after Clark graduates High School, but the more recent stories have them living much longer and becoming important supporting characters. This represents the first official casting decisio...
  • Kevin Costner In Consideration for Role in Superman Reboot
    Posted February 21st, 2011 at 5:00 pm 1 Comment »
    Rumors swirling throughout the day pegged Kevin Costner for a role in the upcoming Superman reboot from Zack Snyder. Though nothing has been made official it appears he is being targeted for what has been described as a "key role". According to LatinoReview that role would be as Jonathan "Pa" Kent, father to Clark Kent. In early versions of the comics the Kent's die soon after Clark graduates High School, but the more recent stories have them living much longer and becoming important suppor...
  • Henry Cavill Cast as Superman
    Posted January 30th, 2011 at 2:40 pm 4 Comments »
    Warner Bros. has announced that British actor Henry Cavill has been cast in the iconic role of Clark Kent in the upcoming Superman reboot. He was reportedly was in consideration for the role back when Superman Returns was being cast and has also been amongst the finalists to play Batman and James Bond. Cavill is probably best known for his roles in Stardust and the Showtime series The Tudors. Superman is directed by Zack Snyder and written by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight) on an idea tha...
  • Superman To Cast Relative Unknown
    Posted November 18th, 2010 at 2:36 pm 1 Comment »
    The search is on for the next actor to play Superman in the upcoming reboot. According to Deadline the studio is looking for an actor in the 28-32 age range that is either an unknown or comes from television. As of now the only name confirmed to be in the running is Joe Manganiello (True Blood) who stated he is being considered. The studio is expected to look at hundreds of actors however before making a decision. Superman is being directed by Zack Snyder, written by David Goyer, and produc...
  • Zack Snyder to Direct Superman Reboot
    Posted October 4th, 2010 at 3:19 pm 1 Comment »
    Warner Bros is going with Zack Snyder to direct the upcoming Superman reboot. Some earlier rumors pointed to Darren Aronofsky possibly taking it on and there were several other prominent names presumed to be in the mix. The studio has a great relationship with Snyder having housed 300, Watchmen, Legend of the Guardians, and the upcoming Sucker Punch. Snyder is best recognized by his distinctive visual style and somewhat dark stories, which makes Superman an interesting project for him given...
  • Rumors Swirling About The Superman Reboot
    Posted September 28th, 2010 at 12:25 pm 4 Comments »
    With Christopher Nolan overseeing the reboot of Superman there is an understandably high level of interest in everything that has to do with the project. Rumors surrounding who will direct and who will star have already started appearing. As to director the latest name to be floated is Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, Black Swan) who the LA Times cites as having had discussions with Nolan about the film. While it doesn't seem like this would be his type of project maybe ...