We reported last week that Russell Crowe has joined the cast as Jor-El, the birth father of Clark Kent (Henry Cavill). Our report indicated that Lara, Clark Kent's birth mother, was the last major role left to be cast in Man of Steel. Julia Ormond's deal is expected to close quickly.
Zack Snyder is directing Man of Steel from a screenplay by David S. Goyer, which was developed by Christopher Nolan.
Man of Steel will start shooting sometime next month.
Man of Steel was released June 14th, 2013 and stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Antje Traue, Harry Lennix, Richard Schiff. The film is directed by Zack Snyder.