Erstwhile Sabrina, Julia Ormond, is in talks to play Lara Lor-Van, the mother of everyone’s favorite Kryptonian in Zach Snyder’s Man of Steel, says Deadline. Ormond would join the already-cast Henry Cavill as Clark Kent / Superman, along with Russell Crow as Jor-El, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, Diane Lane at Martha Kent, Michael Shannon as Zod, and Antje Traue as Zod’s partner, Faora. Amy Adams is poised to play Lois Lane.
Producer Christopher Nolan is looking at a July start in Vancouver for a December 2012 release. Ormond has recently been seen on Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Dr. Paula Geisen / Dr. Paula Gyson / Dr. Paula Severin (what the hell?), Nurse Jackie as Sarah Khouri and has the features The Green and My Week With Marilyn as Vivien Leigh for director Simon Curtis upcoming.