Ormond in talks to play Superman’s mum

Brit Henry Cavill will play the superhero in director Zach Snyder’s film and Russell Crowe has signed on to play his father Jor-El in the blockbuster.

Connie Nielsen was recently linked to the Lara role but now Deadline.com reports Warner Bros. executives are working on a deal with Ormond.

The star-studded cast will also feature Kevin Costner and Diane Lane, as Superman’s earth parents the Kents, Amy Adams as Lois Lane and Michael Shannon as villain Zod.