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Mila Kunis Debunks Man of Steel Lois Lane Audition Rumors

Kunis recently joined Josh Horowitz’s podcast Happy Sad Confused and put an end to all rumors of auditioning for the Lois Lane party.


Mila Kunis has dispelled all the rumors that she ever auditioned for the role of Lois Lane before Man of Steel. In 2011, the actor was rumored to be shortlisted for the iconic role of Clark Kent’s love interest, along with household names like Rachel McAdams and Olivia Wilde. After all the speculation, it was ultimately Amy Adams who got the part.


The film, directed by Zack Snyder, was the DC Universe’s umpteenth attempt to launch a successful feature film about Clark Kent. Preceded by the failed 2006 Superman is coming back film directed by Brandon Routh, Man of Steel it was expected to be the feature that would open doors for future movies set in an expanded DC universe. The buzz surrounding this super production in 2011 was at an all-time high, sparking several casting rumours, including Kunis.

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In a recent interview on Josh Horowitz’s Happy Sad Confused podcast, Kunis finally debunks all those rumors from more than a decade ago. When asked if she had ever auditioned for the iconic role of Lois Lane, Kunis answered emphatically no. Horowitz also joked that she probably would have looked petite next to Henry Cavill. Check out her quote below:

‘Never. Never tested for. Never. I didn’t even know.’

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In the end, it was Amy Adams, another powerhouse, who took on the infamous role of Lois Lane. While Snyder’s Man of Steel received quite a bit of criticism when it hit theaters, the feature ended up being a box-office success, earning a total of nearly $700 million worldwide. The successful venture did open the doors for other major DC Universe films, such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and Shazam!, all of which earned significant box office numbers.

While her performance as Lois Lane was met with mixed reactions from the audience, Adams went on to give life to the intrepid reporter in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. Since Lois Lane is traditionally a brunette in most media, Kunis took a closer look at the comic book character, which sparked rumors at the time. Although I never had the opportunity to play Lois Lane in Man of SteelKunis continues to have a successful acting career and reprises her That show from the 70s role of Jackie Burkhart in new Netflix series That show from the 90s.

Source: Happy Sad Confused

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