‘Man of Steel’ Gets Julia Ormond as Kal-El’s Mother Lara

The actress is in talks to portray Clark Kent’s birth mother in Zack Snyder’s DC Comics superhero reboot.

Julia Ormond will play Lara in Man of Steel
Julia Ormond will play Lara in Man of Steel
Director Zack Snyder has found the last major piece of his Man of Steel cast, with Julia Ormond in talks to play Lara, the mother of Kal-El.

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.

Sources: Deadline

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  1. m2

    Well I love the casting.lol

    4 years agoby @m2Flag

  2. Ownsin

    Still bad castings so far for the Superman movie...

    4 years agoby @ownsinFlag

  3. Dan

    Cool. If nothing else, we can ogle over the beautiful wimmens in this movie.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  4. Superman81

    Hey this cast is epic in my opinion. Now please for the love of god Snyder, don't mess this film up. I have seen where movies have Oscar stars and Oscar nominees and it end up being the biggest flop ever. But I got my fingers crossed that this superman film will be the best comic book movie made yet.

    4 years agoby @superman81Flag

  5. ZanyZap

    Cool. I don't have much input here, but I will say I am excited.

    4 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Not bad. Now all we need is for a leaked picture of Cavil in the Kryptonian suit. Assuming of course we're gonna get the good old look or something from the concept art gallery

    4 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  7. Stansfield

    good casting for this flick.....I am getting my hopes up.

    4 years agoby @StansfieldFlag

  8. MovieManiac

    @thrashnasty190 HAHA exactly what I was thinking. Not only does he have one hot mom, he has two hot moms.

    4 years agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  9. RojoDiablo

    I use to love Ormond back when she was all over the place but then she kind of disappeared, very happy to see her in this.

    4 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

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  11. ejk1

    I like Ormond. good choice.

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  12. thrashnasty190

    Superman has some milf's.

    4 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

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