By Sara Vilkomerson
Updated March 27, 2011 at 07:36 PM EDT


Amy Adams has nabbed the role of Lois Lane in director Zack Snyder’s reboot of Superman. “Second only to Superman himself, the question of who will play Lois Lane is arguably what fans have been most curious about. So we are excited to announce the casting of Amy Adams, one of the most versatile and respected actresses in films today,” said Snyder in the official Warner Bros. statement. “Amy has the talent to capture all of the qualities we love about Lois: smart, tough, funny, warm, ambitious and, of course, beautiful.

The thrice Oscar-nominated Adams will join Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, and Henry Cavill in the Warner Bros. film.

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