Is True Blood’s Joe Manganiello in the Running for Superman Reboot?


Now that Zack Snyder has been locked down as the director of the Superman reboot, we can proceed to the most important part of preproduction: feverish speculation over who'll get the title role. (Oh, superhero casting derbies, how we missed you!) Armie Hammer already told Vulture that Snyder was looking for a Supes in his 30s, and right on cue, True Blood werewolf Joe Manganiello (who plays Alcide on the show) revealed to fans at a convention in Orlando that he'd been talking to Snyder about the gig. Perhaps conscious of the fact that he just pulled a Lerman, the 6'5" actor then took to his Twitter to walk back the rumor he'd started: "Just to be clear ... as of today, I am not 'negotiating' to play SuperMan." Still, as long as proper capitalization isn't a prerequisite, he's surely a contender. []