Is True Blood's Joe Manganiello the Next Superman?

Entertainment Jan. 27, 2011 AT 4:19PM
Is True Blood's Joe Manganiello the Next Superman? Credit: Karl Walter/Getty Images

Ever wonder what Joe Manganiello would look like in a cape?

The 34-year-old True Blood actor is being considered for the role of Superman, the L.A. Times reports.

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Manganiello, who plays werewolf Alcide Herveaux on the hit HBO drama, recently spoke to Extra about potentially playing the Man of Steel on the big screen.

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"It's out there in the ether. We'll see," he said. "I would be honored. I love Zack Snyder and I love Christopher Nolan. I'm a huge fan of both of them."

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The 6' 5" actor already has some experience in the superhero genre: he played Flash Thompson in Spider-Man and Spider-Man 3.

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