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New 'Superman' Reboot May Find Villain in Adam Harris

April 6, 2011 (3:53 am) GMT
The actor has allegedly gone through two levels of auditioning to play Lex Luthor in the next 'Superman' project, tentatively called 'The Man of Steel'.

Adam Harris reportedly joined an audition to play in the next "Superman" reboot. The actor is allegedly eying the role of villainous Lex Luthor in Zack Snyder's project. You Bent My Wookie via Screen Rant claimed that they have spoken with his management team, who confirmed that the actor is being considered and has gone through two stages of auditioning.

Meanwhile, a possible plot of the upcoming film has hit the web. The synopsis, revealed by Movie Newz, read, "In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El () is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone's imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question, Why am I here?"

"Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha () and Jonathan Kent (), Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as 'Superman,' not only to shine as the world's last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves."

The revival of "Superman" film, tentatively called "The Man of Steel", is expected to hit U.S. theaters in December 2012. David S. Goyer provides the script and Christopher Nolan serves as producer. The principal photography is expected to be kicked off in June. The movie is going to be a joint project by Warner Bros. and Legendary Picture.

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