Young Clark Kent Cast In Man Of Steel?

Young Clark Kent Cast In <i>Man Of Steel</i>?

Has young actor Cooper Timberline been cast as a 9 year old Kent in Zack Snyder's reboot? Nothing verified yet but if he has that means that we will indeed be seeing flashbacks to Clark's youth..

Source: IGN

I picked up this story over at the DC Movies fan page but it originally comes from IMDB so I'm not sure how accurate it is. The rest of their cast list for the movie is spot on though so there is nothing to suggest this isn't. According to them Cooper Timberline will be playing a 9 year old Clark Kent, which of course means flashbacks to Supes' time as a young whippersnapper back in Smallville. This is a plot device which has been used in pretty much all previous Superman movies and something many felt would be left out of this reboot altogether.

10 year-old Timberline has previously starred in two films; The Rose and Metanoia.. He is also currently filming Of Men and Mavericks which stars Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler and Elisabeth Shue. This casting has not yet been verified by anyone in the Snyder or WB camp so treat it as a rumor for now.


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ComicBuzz - 11/28/2011, 1:26 PM
Yes he has - MOS FB page posted it earlier this week
superotherside - 11/28/2011, 1:34 PM
Be fine with me... :)
RorMachine - 11/28/2011, 1:38 PM
Yeah but MOS FB page are also only going by IMDB, not confirmed with that as the only source.
ComicBuzz - 11/28/2011, 2:02 PM
Ah I see - I thought it was confirmed, my bad!
BooYah - 11/28/2011, 2:07 PM
Gonna have to dye his hair. Looks blonde Supes has black or dark brown hair.
marvel72 - 11/28/2011, 2:07 PM
cool,fingers crossed man of steel is good.
BatSlam - 11/28/2011, 2:33 PM
I thought they couldn't go into superman's origins anymore because of the lawsuit
clarksupermankent - 11/28/2011, 2:59 PM
i wish they would have picked someone that looks a little more like henry or a young superman if it's true.
nighteagle - 11/28/2011, 4:26 PM
So nobody remembers when IMDB had Michael Clark Duncan as Darkseid on there for a couple weeks than magically took it off? so yeah.. why the hell is this even a news worthy story?... stupid
Superdan2012 - 11/28/2011, 4:31 PM
Cannot wait to see this kid play Clark Kent when he was young ?
BatSlam - 11/28/2011, 4:32 PM
Also Hair dye does exist. It is true , i know i know... unbelievable but yes, hollywood can actually change the color of a persons hair now. I know from looking at fan casts on here that most people don't believe it is possible, but i am here to tell you it is.

Also does anyone know what I am talking about with the Siegle and Shuster lawsuit. I thought DC lost the rights to the superman origins story, atleast the original superman origins story. Am i crazy or is this real?
rbfn04 - 11/28/2011, 4:47 PM
Kid this young, prolly go with hair piece, not dye...
redleaf - 11/28/2011, 5:24 PM
oh no it's superman's son
dageekundaground - 11/28/2011, 5:36 PM
They need to shelve this abortion of a project.
Kevwebsz - 11/28/2011, 6:22 PM

BatSlam - 11/28/2011, 7:19 PM
Gotcha, cool... Thanks Superman9859. That law suit is a little silly to me. Siegle and shuster did create the most iconic character in comics, but most of the things that now make superman superman came after them.
thewolfx - 11/28/2011, 10:03 PM
supes hair is actually blue just super effin dark
AC1 - 11/29/2011, 2:41 AM
has anyone realized both Superman's fathers in this film have played Robin Hood? I only just connected the dots and thought about it.

Kid looks kinda like a younger Cavill, obviously needs darker hair though.
monstalova - 11/29/2011, 3:10 AM
Why flashback comments. This is an origin story not an established story Ror? The kid is going to be in the movie ul hear confirmation soon. Btw this site has even more bad rumours than imdb so dont know why every1 keeps sayn never trust imdb? For most castings they usualy get the news b4
Moonwalker1991 - 12/4/2011, 7:16 PM
Bring it. I don't care who the kid is, as long as he grows up to be Superman and he kicks some serious ass... for once.

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