Showtime's forthcoming series is billed as "an epic love story" that follows two queer men as they embark on a turbulent romance across four decades.
Produced by Ryan Murphy, Netflix's adaptation of the seminal LGBTQ drama also stars Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells and Zachary Quinto.
The "Magic Mike" star plays a gay weatherman who finds solace in a Mexican migrant worker after a devastating breakup.
The "Magic Mike" star says he enjoys playing a queer character who isn't defined by his sexuality.
Seeing the out "White Collar" star as the Man of Steel would "be really incredible," Haynes wrote.
"All of our gay dreams are coming true!" tweeted the team behind the NBC revival.
He also opened up about his new role in "The Boys in the Band" on Broadway.
"Anything" has taken pre-release heat over Bomer's casting.
"This is an important movie, and a really good one."