Michael Shannon cast as “Zod” in Superman
It was just released that Michael Shannon (“Boardwalk Empire”) will play the villainous General Zod in what is now officially titled Man of Steel. As General Zod, Shannon will go toe-to-toe with Henry Cavill, who plays the new Clark Kent/Superman in the film. Along with Cavill, Shannon and Adams the film co-stars Diane Lane and Kevin Costner as Martha and Jonathan Kent.
Man of Steel will shoot this summer for a December 2012 release.