If you like sexy older women, you should officially put yourself on MILF alert. Diane Lane has been cast as Ma Kent in the upcoming Superman movie, while Elizabeth Hurley will be filling the role of a villain in the future Wonder Woman TV show.
The character of Ma Kent has traditionally been played by a silver-haired oldster, and Diane Lane is neither. In fact, she's the youngest woman ever to play the role; SFX was quick to point out "she's even younger than Annette O'Toole was when she started out in the role on Smallville." But director Zack Snyder is confident she can portray "wisdom" and "wonder" in the woman who's raising the Man of Steel.
The next Superman movie is currently untitled ... as is the character that Elizabeth Hurley will play in Wonder Woman.
According to Twitter, Hurley wrote, "Thrilled to be doing the NBC pilot Wonder Woman. I'll be playing the evil villain. Can't wait." SuperHero Hype suggested she will be playing Veronica Cale, a mad scientist described as an analogue of Lex Luthor.
It will be months before we see Hurley strut her evil stuff, and almost two years before we see Lane playing mom to an alien foundling. We'll be waiting ... and the ones who are crushing on them will be waiting more eagerly than others.