Diane Lane To Play Superman’s Adopted Mother
In the latest announcement concerning the much anticipated SUPERMAN reboot from Zach Snyder, Deadline is reporting that Diane Lane is the newest addition to the cast. Lane will play the role of Martha Kent, Clark Kent’s adopted mother.
Recently, Lane was seen in the film Secretariat and can next be seen in the HBO feature Cinema Verite where she stars opposite Tim Robbins and James Gandolfini. Among her many film credits, she earned an Academy Award nomination in 2002 for her performance in the drama Unfaithful.
Aside from Henry Cavill, who has been tapped as Superman/Clark Kent for some time, much of the casting for Superman remains up in the air. Actor Viggo Mortensen has been speculated for the villainous role of General Zod, however casting has not been confirmed at this time.
The new Superman movie is currently slated for a December 2012 release.
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