Julia Ormond in talks to play Superman’s mother

Following the news that Russell Crowe had signed on to play the role of Superman’s biological father, Jor-El, in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, we heard Warner Bros. were also in the process of looking for Superman’s Kryptonian mother.

Well now according to Deadline British actress Julia Ormond (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Temple Grandin) is in talks for the role.

Filming will begin next month, and the movie also stars Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as Jonathan and Martha Kent. Michael Shannon will take on the role of the villain, General Zod, and German actress Antje Traue has been cast as villainess Faora.