Human Torch, a move that got fans upset at its race bending to the point where Jordan responded in an essay last week, and Warners' Man of Steel not only featured a black Perry White (Lawrence Fishburne), but was also rumored to have gender-swapped longstanding sidekick Jimmy Olsen into Jenny Olsen
Date: May 27, 2015
'Man of Steel' director Zack Snyder on Superman's Christ-like parallels
Snyder says he felt beholden to the Superman mythology that exists in the comics, but he also felt free to mix up characters and situations (i.e., turning Jimmy Olsen into Jenny Olsen). "I felt it was natural to do that," he said. "We wanted to take this concept of Jimmy Olsen, and not have everythi
Date: Jun 14, 2013
'Man of Steel' Rumors: JGL Denies Playing Batman; Will Jimmy Olsen Be a Girl?
talking about joining the cast for Robert RodriguezsSin City: A Dame to Kill For, Levitt was asked about the validity of the Batman rumor. And in otherMan of Steel news, theres a rumor doing the rounds that Zack Snyders version of Jimmy Olsen is a girl and her name isJenny Olsen.Courtesy ofComic Book Movie, IMDB has listed a Rebecca Buller as playing Jenny Olsen in Man of Steel, and in the most recent trailer, theres a woman who looks quite a bit like Buller running alongside Daily Planet Editor in Chief Perry White (Laurence Fishburne).