Stop The Press! Amy Adams Is Your New Lois Lane In Zack Snyder's Superman

Perhaps trying to distract from his embarrassing second-place finish to a children's sequel, the Los Angeles Times is reporting that Zack Snyder has officially chosen Amy Adams as the Lois Lane to Henry Cavill's Clark Kent. Lady luminaries such as Rachel McAdams, Jessica Biel and Kristin Stewart were reportedly in contention but three-time Academy Award-nominee Adams edged them all out. So what can we expect from Adams' Lois Lane?

Snyder promises that Lois Lane is "a linchpin" to his Superman story and that she'll provide important grounding for the high-flying movie:

What's important to us is making [Superman] relevant and real and making him empathetic to today's audience so that we understand the decisions he makes. That applies to Lois as well. She has to be in the same universe as him [in tone and substance].

loislane.jpgI think Adams could be a smart choice for the movie. At 36 years old, she's got enough seasoning to realistically play a world-class reporter (the less said about Kate Bosworth's barely pubescent Pulitzer prize-winning Lois, the better) and has played dames with moxie before perfectly. Just remember, Amy -- the keyword is SPUNK. Lois has it in spades. She's not a damsel in distress, she's not a coquettish, eyelash-flutterer, she's a modern gal about town and she's gonna get the scoop, see! If it doubt, please refer to Margot Kidder's audition reel for a masterclass on how to do spunk. Good luck!

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  • Marina says:

    I think it's a fine choice. I have a good feeling about this for some reason.

  • HwoodHills says:

    Hopefully she dyes the hair black because right now all I'm seeing is Superman floating upside down as she kisses him.

  • Andre says:

    I think either Amy or Rachel would've worked perfectly fine so I'm good with this decision. Jessica's nice to look at but let's not talk about her acting chops. Kristin would have been the worst choice of all since she can barely act and her facial expressions make you want to throw your popcorn and soda towards the screen.

  • David R. says:

    She feels all wrong as Lois. Ordinarily at this point I'd say "We'll have to have faith in Snyder, that he knows what he is doing with this offbeat pick."
    But there is no faith to be had in Snyder.

  • Tommy Marx says:

    In a million years I did not even imagine Amy Adams as Lois Lane. And now that she's taking the role, I can't imagine anyone else better. How weird. I just went from being mildly interested in the Superman reboot to being extremely interested.

  • Quirky- says:

    So she's basically being added to the cast to make up for Kevin Costner and his lack of personality, right?

  • Well, they're going for talent. That's a good thing.

  • hmm says:

    I wonder if Amy Adams has actually signed anything yet. Snyder's statement makes it all sound very hasty. I doubt Adams had a chance to see Sucker Punch yet.

  • venki143 says:

    So she's basically being added to the cast to make up for Kevin Costner and his lack of personality, right?

  • Dimo says:

    It's becoming more and more clear that the fun of this movie is the casting process, and that the final result will completely fail.