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It appears that actor Rebecca Buller may not be playing Jenny Olsen, as we thought, but an assistant by the name of Jenny Jurwich, based on evidence from a higher quality image of a Man of Steel shot. Zooming in on Buller’s ID badge in this Man of Steel shot reveals that the character of Jenny, previously suspected to be a gender bent version of Daily Planet employee Jimmy Olsen, is not an Olsen. Click through for the close up image.READ MORE
by Rebecca Pahle | 12:30 pm, May 16th, 2013
Earlier this year speculation arose that Man of Steel might be genderswapping Jimmy Olsen. There’s no Jimmy in the movie, the theory goes, but there is a Jenny Olsen, and she’s seen in the trailer running away from an explosion with Perry White, which would seem to suggest that she has something to do with the Daily Planet. After that initial rush of “OMG they might genderswap Jimmy Olsen, that would be so cool!,” the whole thing kind of died down.
Until now. If this new detail we’ve seen is true, you can count that rumor as…
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by Jill Pantozzi | 4:35 pm, March 26th, 2013
“I can’t comment on that.” – Man of Steel writer David S. Goyer speaking with I Am Rogue on the ongoing rumor of Jimmy Olsen actually being Jenny Olsen in the film.
You may remember director Zack Snyder recently saying how pleased he was so few Man of Steel secrets had gotten out. As to casting Laurence Fishburne, Goyer said, “I Thought it was an awesome choice. I think that it is silly that people are like, ‘You can’t have a black guy named White.’ But I’m like, well what about Barry White? I thought that was stupid. You just want to get the best actor.”
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by Jill Pantozzi | 2:00 pm, January 22nd, 2013
There’s a new rumor, that if true, may be one of the coolest things to happen in a superhero adaptation. In Man of Steel, Jimmy Olsen may actually be a woman.READ MORE
by Susana Polo | 9:40 am, September 29th, 2011
Exactly two weeks ago I said precisely the following:
So what’s next, DC? Is the Penguin going to be skinny now, too? Perry White? Harvey Bullock?
Don’t. Make. Me. Laugh.
I didn’t think they’d actually do it. Maybe the mystery lady “subtly” appearing in every #1 of the new 52 is a personal trainer? Also we wanted to share Jimmy Olsen as played by Justin Bieber, below.READ MORE
by Jamie Frevele | 5:30 pm, April 2nd, 2011