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Superman gets an Israeli mom: Actress Ayelet Zurer, 42, has been cast as Lara Lor-Van, the birth mother of Superman (actor Henry Cavill) in director Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel”.
According to US reports, Zurer will begin shooting as early as this week, after actress Julia Ormond exited the production for unclear reasons.
Zurer, who starred in Hollywood films “Angels & Demons” and “Munich”, will co-star alongside Russell Crowe, who plays Superman’s Kryptonian father Jor-El.
“Man of Steel” is expected to hit US screens on June 14, 2013.