Before Russell Crowe was hired to play Jor-El, Supes father, for Zack Snyder’s, “Man of Steel”, film, Russell really wasn’t the original choice to play the character. The Hollywood Reporter, reveals that, Sean Penn, and, Clive Owen, were originally considered, but they must of turned the role down.
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Interesting choices! I can see why Sean would turn it down because superhero movies probably was never his thing. I can definitely see Sean playing the part though. Clive Owen’s a good actor too.
I’m sure Russell will do a good job. I hope Warner Bros. will release a pic so they can show us all what Russell looks like as, Jor-El.