Date: 29th March 2011

Amy Adams is new Lois Lane

It has been confirmed American actress Amy Adams will play Clark Kent's love interest, Lois Lane, in the new Superman film.

After a long search, director Zack Snyder said the Academy-Award nominated actress is perfect for the role in the upcoming Superman: Man of Steel.

In a written statement, he said: "We are excited to announce the casting of Amy Adams, one of the most versatile and respected actresses in films today."

"There was a big, giant search for Lois, 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."

"Amy has the talent to capture all of the qualities we love about Lois: smart, tough, funny, warm, ambitious and, of course, beautiful."

The 36-year-old will star alongside British actor Henry Cavill, who has landed the role of the iconic superhero.

Superman: Man of Steel is due to be released in December 2012.

Source: Press Release