Amy Adams 'Really Wanted to Be Lois Lane'

"Man of Steel" actress discusses her role as iconic female lead from the Superman franchise.
2:28 | 06/05/13

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How are you actress amy adams is doing really well. She's had an enchanted career, if you will. She has four oscar nominations already under her belt and now she's stepping into, well, an iconic role, lois lane in "man of steel" helping give new life to the superhero franchise making its 75th anniversary. Abc's chris connelly sat down with her. ♪ ♪ the world. Reporter: Long before getting to play lois lane in the superman epic "man of steel" amy adams was enthralled with the margot kidder film. If you've got me? Who's got you. I love seeing this sort of real feisty spitfire of a woman and she was just very slight and yet kind of fearlessly standing up to men. Reporter: As a child, amy could even perform lois in superman's love song. Can you read my mind? Can you read my mind. Do you know what it is that you do to me. You knew the whole song. Yes, yes, I did. I had a huge crush on superman and really wanted to be lois lane so here I am. Reporter: This go-getting lois is drawn to the soon-to-be y his vulnerability. You're no damsel in distress. No, I deaf get myself in situations which require saving and, yeah, she's really a part of the solution and I like that a lot. Reporter: Amy agrees viewers will find henry cavill a worthy superman. Looks so good in that suit. Well, you know, you know. What's a girl to do? It was funny because the majority of scenes where I'm near him he's in the suit and had to do a photo shoot and it was strange to feel warm human flesh. I don't know where to put my hands. Reporter: Now 38 she has moved effortlessly through hollywood ever since her breakthrough role in "june bug." They're here. Reporter: Is it better this all happened for you after the age of 30? Yes. Why? I WAS A MESS IN MY 20s. I just worked with jennifer lawrence and she's hamming everything so well and I would have been a hot mess. Reporter: Helping to keep her even keeled along with longtime partner darren is their 3-year-old aviana just starting to comprehend her mother's remarkable career. What does your daughter ask you about to do. She asked if I would work with miss piggy. She thinks I work with miss piggy. Reporter: For "good morning america," chris connelly, abc nelos angeles.

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