Kevin Costner for Superman February 21, 2011 Will Kevin Costner join Superman reboot? Kevin Costner is rumoured to be up for a part in Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot. Deadline report that the actor, who most recently appeared in The Company Men, is in talks for a part, though the potential role is unknown at this stage. Early speculation has suggested Costner as Perry White, Jonathan Kent or General Sam Lane (Lois’ father) due to age-considerations. Costner is no stranger to science fiction having perviously starred in such films as Waterworld and The Postman, however this would mark his first comic book adaptation.