Amy Adams to play Lois LaneAmy Adams, three-time Oscar nominee will play journalist Lois Lane in Hollywood’s revival of “Superman, due in 2012”

The 36-year-old star got the news on Sunday from director Zack Snyder, who phoned her from Paris, where he was promoting his just-opened film, “Sucker Punch.” There had been a crush of Hollywood interest in the lead female role in the Warner Bros.

“There was a big, giant search for Lois,” Snyder said. “For us it was a big thing and obviously a really important role. We did a lot of auditioning but we had this meeting with Amy Adams and after that I just felt she was perfect for it.”

Amy Adams Filmography (2010 – 2012) :

2012 –  Superman: The Man of Steel Role as Lois Lane

2011 – The Muppets Role as Mary

2011 – On the Road Role as Jane Lee

2010  – The Fighter Role as Charlene Fleming

2010 – Leap Year Role as Anna