Deadline reports that Julia Ormond is in final talks to play Superman's Kryptonian mother, Lara, in the Zack Snyder directed the Man of Steel.
Ormond would play opposite Russel Crowe, who is set to play Jor-El.
Ormond, a fellow Brit like Superman actor Henry Cavill, was featured in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Legends of the Fall, in addition to the tv series Law & Order. She recently completed production on My Week with Marilyn and The Green.
Stay tuned to Cosmic Book News as more on the Man Of Steel develops.
Superman flies into theaters December 2012 directed by Zack Snyder starring, Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel, Diane Lane as Martha "Ma" Kent, Kevin Costner as Jonathan "Pa" Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as Zod, and Russel Crowe as Jor-El.
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