Here’s some interesting casting. According to Variety Russell Crowe is in negotiations to take on the role of Superman’s biological father Jor-El, previously played by Marlon Brando, in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel.
Apparently producer Christopher Nolan wanted a well known actor to play the role, and Mr. Crowe certainly fits the bill. Variety also mentions that they are looking for an equally big name to play Superman’s biological mother.
Filming will begin next month, and the movie 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.