New Superman film finds its Lois Lane, Adam Hughes covers Action Comics #900 and more Superman news

New Superman film finds its Lois Lane, Adam Hughes covers...

By DCE Editorial Monday, March 28th, 2011

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Adam Hughes pays homage to Neal Adams in his variant cover for Action Comics #900.

Far and away the most buzzed-about Superman-related news item over the weekend was the casting of three-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams to play Lois Lane in the new Superman film.

 

Zack Snyder spoke to the LA Times' Geoff Boucher about the casting choice:

 

"There was a big, giant search for Lois," Snyder said. "For us it was a big thing and obviously a really important role. We did a lot of auditioning but we had this meeting with Amy Adams and after that I just felt she was perfect for it."

 

Read the full, exclusive interview over on the LA Times' Hero Complex blog.

 

Friday's episode of BATMAN: BRAVE AND THE BOLD was full of appearances from Superman's rich supporting cast of characters, including Toyman,  Lex Luthor, Brainiac, Mr. Mxyzptlk, Lois and Jimmy Olsen. And speaking of Jimmy Olsen...

 

In other publishing news, writer Paul Cornell has taken the spotlight with his work in this week's new SUPERMAN:THE BLACK RING hardcover featuring the first part of his outstanding Lex Luthor story from Action Comics, as well as his 50-page denouement to that storyline in the historic ACTION COMICS #900, coming up next month. Check out the recent feature interviews that Paul did with MTV GEEK, IGN and NEWSARAMA at C2E2.