Movies.com has a Man of Steel Countdown column, in which they talk a little about character’s past, preset and future. This week, Lois Lane is on the spotlight. Check some excerpts below:
Although we can be assured that Amy Adams will have a different take on Lois Lane, in an interview with Yahoo! Movies, she explained how much she appreciated Margot Kidder’s version in the first two Christopher Reeve films, as well as the challenges of playing such an iconic character that has already been portrayed so well.
“It was intimidating because it was played before by Margot Kidder, whom I love. One of my favorite movies growing up was “Superman” — and “Superman 2.” I was kind of a nerd. I loved them so much. It was important to create a character that was new because I thought she was perfect. It’s hard to step into a role where you thought someone had already achieved what could be achieved. But coming from theater, you’re always stepping into a role that’s been done before, so you’re always excited about it.”
Then in the same USA Today interview from above, she spoke further about Kidder, saying, “I grew up really loving(her). I wasn’t trying to be her but I hope I do enough of a good job to have the same effect on young girls as Lois Lane had on me. I really loved seeing a woman represented as a modern woman in a superhero movie, and not even glamourized, really — she was kind of a troublemaker. She wasn’t a typical heroine. I identified with her from a very young age.”
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