Actress Amy Adams will play the sweetheart of Superman in the next installment of the heroic tale. In a movie set for release in 2012, Adams will play intrepid reporter Lois Lane. Director Zack Snyder called her “one of the most versatile and respected actresses in films today”.
In a busy period, she will also appear in the new film of the The Muppets, due for release in 2011, as well as starring as Janis Joplin in a film of the same name which will come out in 2012.
Adams broke through from television work to films with a part in Drop Dead Gorgeous, later working opposite Leonardo di Caprio in Catch Me If You Can, Junebug, Charlie Wilson’s War and Night at the Museum 2.
Henry Cavill (The Tudors, The Cold Light of Day) as Superman / Clark Kent
Diane Lane (Unfaithful, Secretariat) as Martha Kent
Director: Zack Snyder.
Producers: Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder
Screenplay: David S. Goyer based on a story by Goyer and Nolan.
Executive producers: Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips.