Crowe to play Superman’s dad in ‘Man of Steel’?June 17th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is likely to play Jor-El, Superman’s biological father, in the upcoming movie “Man of Steel”.
Crowe’s “Gladiator” co-star Connie Nielsen is also reportedly in negotiation to play his wife Lara in the movie, reports dailystar.co.uk.
If Crowe signs on, he’ll join Amy Adams, Diane Lane and Kevin Costner in the movie to be directed by Zack Snyder.
In the 1978 original, late screen legend Marlon Brando had played Jor-El that also starred late Christopher Reeve.
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