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Mark Millar: 'Lois Lane casting is inspired'

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Mark Millar has endorsed the decision to cast Amy Adams as Lois Lane in Zack Snyder's Superman reboot.

Posting on Twitter, the acclaimed comics writer described the Academy Award nominee joining the project as "inspired casting".

"Can I just say that Amy Adams as Lois is inspired casting? She's the best big-name actress of her generation and Lois SHOULD be in her thirties," he wrote.

"She's won a Pulitzer and kinda given up on guys by the time she meets Superman. She can't be a 25-year-old. She needs to be formidable and Donner got this when he cast 30-something Kidder opposite 24-year-old Reeve. It's why Kate Bosworth didn't work."

Several other comic creators posted tweets about the casting. IDW's Chris Ryall and Red artist Cully Hammer backed Adams, while writer J.T. Krul said that he expected the part to go to Natalie Portman.

Provisionally titled The Man Of Steel, the movie also stars Henry Cavill in the title role, and Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as his adoptive parents.

The film is slated for release in December next year.

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