Oscar-nominated actress Diane Lane will play Martha Kent, the only mother Clark Kent has ever known, in the new Superman movie to be directed by Zack Snyder. Lane will star with Henry Cavill, who was recently announced as the new Clark Kent/Superman.
Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder are the producers of the film. The screenplay is being written by David S. Goyer based on a story by Goyer and Nolan. The new Superman movie is slated for release in Dec. 2012.