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'Superman' Reboot Taps Amy Adams To Play Lois Lane
MTV ^ | 03/27/2011 | Aly Semigran

Posted on 03/27/2011 9:30:10 PM PDT by iowamark

Clark Kent, meet your Lois Lane.

After weeks of guessing who would play the Man of Steel's leading lady in the upcoming "Superman" reboot, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, along with director Zack Snyder announced on Sunday (March 27) that Academy Award-nominated actress Amy Adams will take on the iconic role.

Snyder, whose latest endeavor, "Sucker Punch," opened in second place at the box office this weekend, said in a statement, "Second only to Superman himself, the question of who will play Lois Lane is arguably what fans have been most curious about. So we are excited to announce the casting of Amy Adams, one of the most versatile and respected actresses in films today. Amy has the talent to capture all of the qualities we love about Lois: smart, tough, funny, warm, ambitious and, of course, beautiful."

Adams, 36, whose versatile résumé includes "Enchanted," "Talladega Nights," "Doubt" and, most recently, "The Fighter," which earned her an Oscar nod, will star opposite the new Superman, Henry Cavill, who is nine years her junior.

But age clearly didn't factor into Snyder's decision, as he told the Los Angeles Times, "There was a big, giant search for Lois. For us it was a big thing and obviously a really important role. We did a lot of auditioning but we had this meeting with Amy Adams and after that I just felt she was perfect for it."

Snyder, who reached out to Adams regarding the "Superman" news via phone while in Paris on Sunday, went on to explain why the Lois Lane role will be "a linchpin" for his vision for the tentatively titled "Man of Steel."

"It goes back to what I've said about Superman and making him really understandable for today. What's important to us is making him relevant and real and making him empathetic to today's audience so that we understand the decisions he makes," he said, "That applies to Lois as well. She has to be in the same universe as him [in tone and substance]."

Adams and Cavill will be joined by Diane Lane and Kevin Costner, who will play Clark Kent's adoptive parents.


TOPICS: Books/Literature; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: amyadams; kryptonite; manofsteel; superman

Amy is a classy dame! She can handle old Clark!

1 posted on 03/27/2011 9:30:14 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: iowamark

Great choice!


2 posted on 03/27/2011 9:32:33 PM PDT by Lawdoc (My dad married my aunt, so now my cousins are my brothers. Go figure.)
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To: iowamark

Gingers have no souls. Pure evil in those green devil eyes


3 posted on 03/27/2011 9:36:56 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: kbennkc

OTOH she would make a good Lana Lang.


4 posted on 03/27/2011 9:46:09 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt The Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: iowamark

So are they going to butcher Superman again? Let me guess: Not “Truth, Justice, and the American Way,” but “Social Justice and the United Nations Way”?

Sorry, after the last POS “superman returns,” I’m not holding my breath...


5 posted on 03/27/2011 9:58:00 PM PDT by piytar (Godwin's rule is null and void. If you don't know what I mean, you aren't paying attention...)
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To: kbennkc

Her eyes are green? What? Huh?


6 posted on 03/27/2011 10:02:05 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Money...can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them." - Rand)
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To: iowamark

“It goes back to what I’ve said about Superman and making him really understandable for today. What’s important to us is making him relevant and real and making him empathetic to today’s audience so that we understand the decisions he makes,”

Sounds BORRIIIINNNNGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!

Maybe they should have cast a male in the role of Louis Lane...to make him relevant and real to San Francisco.


7 posted on 03/27/2011 10:09:41 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (Poor history is better than good fiction, and anything with lots of horses is better still)
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To: jessduntno

See? She has bedeviled you with impure thoughts.


8 posted on 03/27/2011 10:10:27 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: iowamark
 

9 posted on 03/27/2011 10:13:03 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: Lawdoc

It sounds like to me that they might be going back to the original interpretation of Lois.

She was brassy and bold, but still quite feminine.


10 posted on 03/27/2011 10:14:36 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: kbennkc

“See? She has bedeviled you with impure thoughts.”

Thoughts? Huh? Wha....


11 posted on 03/27/2011 10:16:14 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Money...can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them." - Rand)
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To: iowamark

12 posted on 03/27/2011 10:21:30 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: iowamark
ohhh yeah...

13 posted on 03/27/2011 10:27:17 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Vendome

He wouldn’t know how to hit it...perhaps it should read, “I’d discuss it!”


14 posted on 03/27/2011 10:27:45 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (Poor history is better than good fiction, and anything with lots of horses is better still)
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To: jessduntno

“Her eyes are green? What? Huh?”

She has eyes? Huh? What? Sorry, I hadn’t looked up that high yet..


15 posted on 03/27/2011 10:35:56 PM PDT by howlinhound (Live your life so that, when you get up in the morning, Satan says, "Oh Crap!..He's awake" - Unknown)
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To: Mr Rogers

Actually, I believe he hits for the other team.


16 posted on 03/27/2011 10:37:41 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: iowamark

Agree with you. I haven’t disliked anything she’s been in yet. She was really cute in “Enchanted” (yes I watched it with my nephew), it was actually pretty good, for that kind of movie.


17 posted on 03/27/2011 11:10:13 PM PDT by StayoutdaBushesWay (Every man dies, but not every man really lives.)
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To: prisoner6

She would make a good anything.


18 posted on 03/27/2011 11:22:26 PM PDT by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: iowamark

I’d hit it like Kal-El.


19 posted on 03/27/2011 11:36:12 PM PDT by Boogieman (")
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To: iowamark

Amy Adams is positively hot. All-American clean girl looks. Nice. No known vices or liberal affectations. Played a candy-striper in a movie.

She’s just great!

(Who cares about the damned movie; I want pics!)


20 posted on 03/27/2011 11:47:45 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The 0bamaNation of America slides toward death as planned.)
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To: iowamark
Here's what I'm talkin' about.


21 posted on 03/27/2011 11:49:25 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The 0bamaNation of America slides toward death as planned.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

22 posted on 03/28/2011 12:29:43 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The 0bamaNation of America slides toward death as planned.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

23 posted on 03/28/2011 12:32:54 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The 0bamaNation of America slides toward death as planned.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Damn!


24 posted on 03/28/2011 12:33:16 AM PDT by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: iowamark

Reboot. Ha. They just keep making the same movie over and over again. Are audiences that stupid? (That’s a rhetorical question, of course).


25 posted on 03/28/2011 3:43:21 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: Wolfie

All others are mere pretenders!!!

26 posted on 03/28/2011 4:19:40 AM PDT by catman67
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To: iowamark

Superman is cursed. Always has been. Whether her life falls apart today or ten years from now, she’s finished. Clark, you don’t have to duck bullets!@ They bounce off you! And for Pete’s sake, stop jumping horses. And Margot, just keep mainlining,...you look great! Suicide you say? Lung cancer you say?


27 posted on 03/28/2011 4:25:53 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Vendome

Steering his pocket rocket to go where NO man has gone before!!!!! THE FORBIDDEN ZONE!


28 posted on 03/28/2011 4:26:56 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: iowamark

“Amy Adams
In the summer
With a sack lunch
And a punch card
see my sister with a drag job...”


29 posted on 03/28/2011 7:49:23 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (I can't afford anymore hope and change!!!!)
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To: Jonty30
It sounds like to me that they might be going back to the original interpretation of Lois.

That is so dead-on correct it has me a little weirded out.

When Night at the Museum 2 came out I actually mentioned to friends that Amy Adams didn't really play the true Amelia Earhart, but from her portrayal would have made a GREAT Lois Lane in Superman Returns (if the writers had been willing to kick the character's personality up a notch or two).
30 posted on 03/28/2011 6:55:56 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: iowamark
No.
No!
Hell NO!

Do the research she is a HUGE activist liberal! Remember the “Don't Vote!” Campaign in 2008?(Hint: Obama advocate ad)
Go to this link at look at :41, :45 and 2:47 seconds.

http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/5-friends-uncensored/f0372fda3ff8c602ccc3f0372fda3ff8c602ccc3-817805918444?q=amy+adams+obama&FORM=VIRE3

I hope all FReepers do a little more research on the women in your life!

That includes Laz!

31 posted on 03/28/2011 7:31:48 PM PDT by TheCause ("that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States")
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To: TheCause

Most of us don’t choose who we watch, listen to or read based on their politics. If she was doing a “political” movie I might feel differently. She’s not. It’s Superman.

If I made my movie choices based on politics there would be a lot of good and great movies that I would miss. Sorry, life’s too short to worry about what a Hollywood celebrity might think politically.


32 posted on 03/28/2011 7:37:10 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (What, if not a bagel and coffee, confirms the existence of a just and loving God?)
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To: tanknetter

I also called it in Spiderman 3, that when it was first announced that Sandman had a daughter, that she would have medical issues that would cause him to get involved with crime and become changed because of it.

Some people didn’t like Raimi’s sympathetic portrayal.


33 posted on 03/28/2011 7:54:26 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: TheCause

She’s young maybe she will grow out of it. I thought Carter was the bomb the 1st time he ran. Boy was I wrong!


34 posted on 03/28/2011 9:43:49 PM PDT by Lawdoc (My dad married my aunt, so now my cousins are my brothers. Go figure.)
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To: TheCause

She’s young maybe she will grow out of it. I thought Carter was the bomb the 1st time he ran. Boy was I wrong!


35 posted on 03/28/2011 9:44:02 PM PDT by Lawdoc (My dad married my aunt, so now my cousins are my brothers. Go figure.)
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