How about this latest bit of Man Of Steel news? Russell Crowe is set to play the baby daddy, a.k.a Jor-El. According to Variety, Crowe is currently in talks to take on the role. The piece also notes that he apparently beat out Clive Owen and Sean Penn.
Marlon Brando played the role back in 1978, and he was a big shot. Christopher Nolan wanted someone of that caliber this time as well and, well, Russell Crowe has a few awards and acting acknowledgements under his belt.
So, what say you about this casting call? Ye? Ne? Throw a comment below and let me know what you think! We’ll fill you in with more as we get word.