Crowe to play Superman`s dad in ‘Man of Steel’?
London: Russell Crowe is likely to play Jor-El, Superman`s biological father, in the upcoming movie ‘Man of Steel’.
Crowe`s ‘Gladiator’ co-star Connie Nielsen is also reportedly in negotiation to play his wife Lara in the movie, reports dailystar.co.uk.
If Crowe signs on, he`ll join Amy Adams, Diane Lane and Kevin Costner in the movie to be directed by Zack Snyder.
In the 1978 original, late screen legend Marlon Brando had played Jor-El that also starred late Christopher Reeve.