SCOOP: Jenny Olsen Is NOT Replacing Jimmy Olsen In MAN OF STEEL

A lot of people have been up in arms thinking that Jimmy Olsen would be replaced in Zack Snyder's Man Of Steel by a female version of the character named Jenny. While Jenny will be in the movie, she is not replacing Jimmy.

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By Jake "WaylonJones" Lester - 3/11/2013
A while back, an IMDB listing showed that actress Rebecca Buller (Pictured left with Laurence Fishburne) was playing Jenny Olsen in the upcoming Superman film, Man Of Steel. Then it was suggested that what Warner Brothers has done is replaced the character of Jimmy Olsen, with Jenny. While this rumor was unconfirmed it has seen it's fair share of fan uproar and backlash.

What I can tell you though, via my source close to the movie, is that Jenny will NOT be replacing Jimmy in the movie. Jenny will be Jimmy's sister. There will even be a reference to Jimmy in the movie, although I was not told what it is.When I asked what Jenny's job in Man Of Steel would be, I was simply told "No comment."

So what we can take away from this is that yes, Jenny Olsen will be in Man Of Steel, but she will NOT be replacing Jimmy like the rumors said. She will be his sister, and be featured in this first Man Of Steel movie. For the latest on all things Man Of Steel, make sure to check back here at CBM.

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nailbiter111 - 3/11/2013, 5:06 PM
i can live with that.
RorMachine - 3/11/2013, 5:09 PM
Well, even if Jimmy also exists in the movie universe..technically since she's in there instead she IS still replacing him!
SauronsBANE1 - 3/11/2013, 5:14 PM
^I like this man Ror's thinking! Even if she was completely replacing Jimmy Olsen and becoming the female version of him, I don't see the big deal. Same thing with people whining about Lois Lane being a redhead. Amy Adams is gorgeous and is a great actress, she'll own her role
DrDoom - 3/11/2013, 5:14 PM
Didn't get why some people were perturbed by this. Useless character regardless.
ToTheManInTheColdSweat - 3/11/2013, 5:15 PM
fanboys were up in arms about jimmy olsen?? lmbo!!!!
ToTheManInTheColdSweat - 3/11/2013, 5:17 PM
this shit is cracking me up so bad? jimmy olsen fanboys exist?? hahahahahaha
NeoBaggins - 3/11/2013, 5:18 PM
Just do it already!

INSTANTJUSTICE - 3/11/2013, 5:19 PM


Her 'job' is to HARDEN the Man of Steel.


LP4 - 3/11/2013, 5:23 PM
Jimmy is awesome
JR - 3/11/2013, 5:24 PM
@NeoBaggins

Good Choice!
MrMartinMarvel - 3/11/2013, 5:26 PM
Good I'm no Superman fan, but the idea of a female Jimmy ticked me off a bit.
WhiteSAMURAI22 - 3/11/2013, 5:27 PM
Hmm Jimmy and Jenny. Sounds like twin names.
superbigguy32 - 3/11/2013, 5:29 PM
THANK GOD!!!! Cameron Monaghan (Shameless) needs to be Jimmy.
wolverinesfury - 3/11/2013, 5:30 PM
Kinda expected this.
THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 3/11/2013, 5:31 PM
I feel better now. A lot better.
THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 3/11/2013, 5:31 PM
NeoBaggins
Perfect choice
Tevii - 3/11/2013, 5:31 PM
Thats good news.

I always find it interesting when people say things like "who cares he's a uselss character" or when they change superheroes in the comics, "who cares he/she was a stupid character" "b-list" etc.
The fact is SOMEONE, SOMEWHERE cares for the character being changed. Its easy not to care when you dont care for the character, but we dont all like the same things. Always try to imagine if a character you like is being changed, how would you feel. THATS how someone feels EVERYTIME a change happens, EVEN about Jimmy. (not me personally for Jimmy, BUT im happy they didnt lose the character)
Superior - 3/11/2013, 5:33 PM
I had no problem with a female version of Jimmy, most women just aren't so comedic like how Jimmy Olsen is.
StrangerX - 3/11/2013, 5:38 PM
Didn't really bother me.
CaptainObvious - 3/11/2013, 5:38 PM
xfan320 - 3/11/2013, 5:39 PM
I NEED me some JIMMY!!!

Ron Weasley for the new Jimmy! Lol

ironically, Jimmy is thhe character I've been wonderin about most for MoS!!
JordanKing - 3/11/2013, 5:42 PM
Uh.. did it really receive any backlash? Everyone seemed to be strangely calm about the whole thing.
manofiron3 - 3/11/2013, 5:43 PM
People actually give half a shit about Jimmy Olsen?
DCjohnny - 3/11/2013, 5:49 PM
even if she is jimmy's replacement , I am fine with it.
superherofan21 - 3/11/2013, 5:57 PM
I totally called this. I knew she had to be his sister, not a replacement.
maryboo - 3/11/2013, 5:58 PM
Anyone who's a true Superman fan knows that Jimmy is basically Superman's own Robin. Aside from Lois, he's the only other friend that Clark has and is a huge part of mythos.
Shadowmaster35 - 3/11/2013, 6:10 PM
There was an uproar about Jimmy huh?
superbigguy32 - 3/11/2013, 6:14 PM
Why is everyone saying they didn't have a problem that Jimmy was going to be a girl or not being in the movie all together?!? You guys are A$$HOLES!!! Seriously. I mean Jimmy is apart of the Superman mythos. He's his sidekick. You guys are the same idiots that said, Robin better not show up in Nolans Batman. He's too cartoony, he won't fit in that world. And as soon as all you dumb asses figured out JGL was really Robin you all were praising the idea. So STFU!!!
MJPETTY7 - 3/11/2013, 6:16 PM
This makes me feel better about this situation...
Scooby - 3/11/2013, 6:33 PM
Whatevs, boobs make everything better :)
boostergold - 3/11/2013, 6:35 PM
Jenny gets killed off and her little brother Jimmy, who always wanted to be a photographer takes her place later, after the encouragement of Chloe Sullivan. Ah, crap!
abw2 - 3/11/2013, 6:38 PM

That works well enough for me, I suppose... *cool*/P :)

Rhino4508 - 3/11/2013, 6:39 PM
@TheManInTheColdSweat

Superman fans will be affected by the lose of Jimmy, yes. He was a fairly major supporting character of Superman. If you read the comics, that's fairly obvious to anyone.
storyteller - 3/11/2013, 7:06 PM
Contrary to popular belief gender and ethnicity can matter. Ethnicity not so much depending on where the story takes place. Gender though matters a lot.

I'm hoping that Jimmy and other missing characters are just out of the game so that they don't try to shoehorn every character in.
Vaportrail - 3/11/2013, 7:08 PM
Well, alright then.

Yeah, she is so gonna die. There is no way she is not gonna die.
Ocelot - 3/11/2013, 7:11 PM
@superbigguy32 JGL wasn't robin lets get that straight
Super12 - 3/11/2013, 7:22 PM
Dang, some of you just can't be pleased huh? This is fantastic news! Jimmy Olsen still lives. What does it matter that he isn't in the first movie of a series? Everyone in all of Supermans life doesn't need an appearance in this first film
superotherside - 3/11/2013, 8:08 PM
I knew she was just Jimmy's sister.
CavEl - 3/11/2013, 8:20 PM
Who cares, Jimmy is quite literally my least favorite Superman supporting cast.
TragicBronson - 3/11/2013, 8:23 PM
Jimmy...Jenny. Doesn't matter, as long as there's someone getting coffee and taking pictures for Superman, it doesn't F***king matter.
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