Man Of Steel's Amy Adams Performs Classic Lois Lane Moment For Jay Leno

It’s hard not to think Amy Adams is a dreamy lady. Her beauty is delicate and understated, the roles she chooses are generally smart and empowering, and she brings those same traits to interviews and public appearances, often with a touch of dry wit to round things out. I mean, she almost beat out Pam for Jim's love on The Office once upon a time. But that was then, and now she’s set to win more hearts over as the new Lois Lane in Zack Snyder’s upcoming Man of Steel, which means that nothing she does will be understated.

The actress recently stopped by The Tonight Show, and during her chat with Jay Leno she talked about how much she wanted to be the actual Lois Lane from the Superman movies, later realizing she probably gave Lois too much credit in the smarts department. Adams then wove her fangirl flag high by admitting to knowing all the words to Maureen McGovern’s “Can You Read My Mind?” which Margot Kidder was supposed to sing in the original, but was replaced by a voiceover at director Richard Donner’s discretion. Granted, Adams calls her “Melissa” McGovern, but here at Cinema Blend, we allow mistakes if they’re followed by angelic voices. Stay until the end of the clip to hear that voice for yourself.

The mini-performance is still slightly awkward to watch - like most impromptu singing on talk shows - but Adams pulls it off with red and blue flying colors. This will probably be a disappointment to fans hoping that Snyder might include the song in Man of Steel, which one can assume isn't happening. See for yourself when the film opens nationwide on June 14, 2013.

Nick Venable
Assistant Managing Editor

Nick is a Cajun Country native, and is often asked why he doesn't sound like that's the case. His love for his wife and daughters is almost equaled by his love of gasp-for-breath laughter and gasp-for-breath horror. A lifetime spent in the vicinity of a television screen led to his current dream job, as well as his knowledge of too many TV themes and ad jingles.