‘Superman’ Casting Rumors Target Dwayne Johnson, John Cena & ‘True Blood’ Actor Joe Manganiello

by Josh Wigler at MTV News
With Armie Hammer reportedly out of the running and the jury still out on Jon Hamm’s potential, the rumored casting pool for director Zack Snyder’s “Superman” relaunch is surprisingly thin — though three new names, however unlikely, have just joined the mix.

Examiner reports that wrestling icons Dwayne Johnson and John Cena are two of the front runners to fill out Clark Kent’s shoes for Snyder’s upcoming film. But without any other official word, it’s more than likely that these rumors are just that — rumors.

But there’s another rumor that has at least a little bit more weight: “True Blood” actor Joe Manganiello is reportedly a contender for Superman, according to a pretty reliable source… himself!

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I really hope The Rock isn’t cast. He’d be a terrible Superman! What was wrong with Brandon Routh? I can see Joe Manganiello at least, but so far I don’t like those choices.

Who do you think should play Superman?