Amy Adams Cast as Lois Lane

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    Actress Amy Adams arrives at the The Hollywood Reporter Academy Awards Pre-Party in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

    Every Man of Steel needs his Lois Lane. Amy Adams will play the Daily Planet reporter in the upcoming "Superman" remake, director Zack Synder revealed on Sunday. Adams, 36, will play opposite realtive youngster Henry Cavill, 27, who appeared in Showtime's "The Tudors"

    Snyder released a statement about the thrice-Oscar-nominated redhead to announce the news.

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

    Kevin Costner and Diane Lane will play Superman's mom and dad, E! Online reported.

    The flick is currently set to be released in December 2012.

    Selected readings: The Hollywood Reporter, E! Online and the New York Daily News