Now that we’ve an answer to that lingering question, ‘Who will play Superman?’ we, of course, want to know who’ll play the big guy’s love interest, Daily Planet reporter Lois Lane.
Lois Lane is a hard role to cast, maybe even harder than Superman. She’s such a complex character that Lane – far from a beauty queen but Super attractive, encompasses a wad of attitude but never so much that it’s a turn-off, and treats Clark rather awfully sometimes… and yet you find it hard to hate her. The actress needs to be someone highly-expressive with attitude up the wazoo, and maybe most importantly, someone that doesn’t reek of sexiness – Lane, after all, was merely an ‘OK looker’ with more fire in her belly than a flamin’ hot body. Courtney Cox would’ve been great… fifteen years ago.
There’s, of course, all sorts of ‘This girl and That girl may play Lois’ rumours over the net today. Here’s a look at some of the rumoured contenders :
Hollywood Insider says Anne Hathaway was the frontrunner for the role but opted instead to play Selina Kyle. As you can appreciate, you can’t play Catwoman in one movie and Lois Lane in another so a choice had to be made. Nice to be in such a position hey, Anne!?
Both Gregory Littley and What’s Playing report that “Twilight” cutie Kristen Stewart is up for the role; the former adds that it’s unlikely Stewart will accept the role because she’s been offered dozens of equally-tempting projects of late.
ComicBookMovie and What’s Playing have also heard Malin Akerman’s name mentioned. At 32, the “Watchmen” actress would seem a little too “mature” to be cozying up to 27-year-old Superman, wouldn’t she? I’m guessing she was in the mix way before young Cavill was hired.
What’s Playing also has a few more names to add to the mix : Rachel McAdams (“Sherlock Holmes”), Dianna Agron (TVs “Glee”) and Jessica Biel (“Stealth”).
Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World”) and Kristen Bell (“Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) have also been mentioned as possibilities.
I say TRON-ize Margot Kidder.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.