Monday 26 June 2017

Zurer as Superman's Krypton mum?

Superman Henry Cavill's mum will be played by Ayelet Zurer
Superman Henry Cavill's mum will be played by Ayelet Zurer

Angels And Demons star Ayelet Zurer is set to play Superman's Kryptonian mother in the new Man Of Steel film.

The Israeli actress will play Lara Lor-Van - a role originally tipped for English actress Julia Ormond - in the upcoming reboot, Deadline reports.

She will star alongside The Tudors heartthrob Henry Cavill as the eponymous superhero, and Russell Crowe as Superman's Kryptonian father, Jor-El.

Kevin Costner, Diane Lane and Amy Adams are also set to appear in the film, directed by Sucker Punch's Zack Snyder.

Ayelet has previously starred in the Oscar-nominated Steven Spielberg drama Munich, where she played the wife of Eric Bana's Mossad agent character.

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