Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer ( “Angels & Demons”, “Munich”) will star as Superman’s mom Lara Lor-Van in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. The actress replaces Julia Ormond. It’s unclear why Ormond was replaced, but Zurer is scheduled to begin shooting this week.
Man of Steel stars british actor Henry Cavill as Clark Kent / Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as Jonathan and Martha Kent, respectively, and Michael Shannon as General Zod.
Produced by Christopher Nolan, Man of Steel is scheduled to hit theaters on June 14, 2013.