Lindsay Lohan to appear in “The Man of Steel”?

8 Feb

Surely as the man tagged to helm the next film in the Superman franchise Zack Snyder understands the expression “Movie Kryptonite”, so I can’t imagine there is much truth to this rumor.  However, with February picking up where January left off as movie news purgatory, and with The Man of Steel being one of the most anticipated films of 2012, this is currently newsworthy.  Hardly reputable online tabloid TMZ reported that Lindsay Lohan is in talks to be cast in an unspecified role for Warner Bros reboot of the Superman franchise.  It has been confirmed that Lindsay is not up for the part of Lois Lane, but typecasting would suggest she’s one of Lex Luthor’s cell-mates.

Ms. Lohan, what are you in for this time?

While it’s hard for me to believe that Snyder, Nolan, and company would consider casting Lohan in such a high-profile film, especially considering her track record for irresponsible behavior (not to mention poor box office showings), there has already been some controversy surrounding the casting of this project.  There have been conflicting reports regarding Kristen Stewart’s link to the film and why she will not appear as Lois Lane.  The Snyder camp suggests they were interested in Stewart for the role but never offered it to her, while Stewart’s camp claims she was offered the role but turned it down.  Regardless of whether or not Stewart was offered the part or not, consensus seems to be she was considered which, combined with the Lohan rumor, makes that two suspect casting choices in a row. 

Tomorrow's news: The two frontrunners for General Zod

With filming for The Man of Steel to begin this summer, it is likely we will see a lot more news regarding the casting of this film; one role that will need to be cast will be the Kryptonian outlaw Ursa.  This news comes as a surprise not because anyone cares about Ursa, but more so because it seems unlikely the film will have her as a villain without General Zod.  We’ve seen General Zod before in Superman II and with him being one of the more well-known villains in the Superman universe, it has been long speculated that he may appear in this film. 

Ursa - AKA Kryptonian Outlaw #2

Surely we can’t believe every rumor we read on the internet, especially with high-profile films like The Man of Steel, a lot of these reports could exist just to throw fans off and garner free publicity and build anticipation.  However, many of the rumors floating around this project aren’t to the liking of Superman fans (this writer included) so the skepticism is starting to build.  What do you think, can a Superman film succeed if it features Lindsay Lohan?  Does the character Ursa mean we’ll also see General Zod, and are you excited about this?  Superman: The Man of Steel is slated for release at the end of 2012.

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4 Responses to “Lindsay Lohan to appear in “The Man of Steel”?”

  1. ip February 8, 2011 at 9:50 pm #

    Lindsay Lohan busted for Grand Theft Auto? This girl cant stay out of trouble!

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