Though recent speculation pointed to Dennis Haysbert -- who also voiced the alien hero in the Justice League animated series -- as lending his voice to the film's CG character, a recent report names another actor's connection to the part.
Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group President Jeff Robinov is setting his sights on DC superheroes to replace the exiting Harry Potter franchise. While this is not new, their strategy and promotion ideas are.
Palmer, who also recently starred in the comedy Take Me Home Tonight, has signed up to appear opposite Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: First Class) in the romantic zombie movie that is being described as a mash-up of Twilight and Shaun of The Dead.
The now deceased widow of the iconic comic creator Jerry Siegel, who was also the visual inspiration for Lois Lane, put forth an emotional retort pleading for the multimedia giant to reach an amicable agreement to the creators' estates.
In a recent interview, the veteran actor states that his latest project will cause a filming schedule conflict with director Chris Nolan's third Batman movie; which seems to be the first recorded instance of his connection to the film.
UPDATE: An extended clip of Marvel Studios' upcoming film about the God of Thunder which debuted to a limited audience at the CinemaCon expo in Las Vegas details the involvement of a long rumored comic hero. Spoiler Warning!