Amy Adams has been cast in the coveted role of Lois Lane in the upcoming "Superman" film, a rep for the actress told Access Hollywood on Sunday.The 36-year-old star, who was recently bestowed with her third Academy Award nomination (for "The Fighter"), will join "The Tudors" actor Henry Cavill in director Zack Snyder's superhero reboot."Second only to Superman himself, the question of who will play Lois Lane is arguably what fans have been most curious about," Zack said in a statement released to Access on Sunday. "So we are excited to announce the casting of Amy Adams, one of the most versatile and respected actresses in film today. Amy has the talent to capture all of the qualities we love about Lois: smart, tough, funny, warm, ambitious and, of course, beautiful."The cast will also include veteran actors Diane Lane and Kevin Costner as Martha and Jonathan Kent, respectively.The film, tentatively titled, "Superman: Man of Steel," is slated for theatrical release in December 2012.