Superman movie villain unveiled

Michael Shannon, who received an Oscar nomination for his supporting role as a mentally troubled man in “Revolutionary Road” two years ago, has been cast as the villain in the upcoming Superman film, Reuters reported over the weekend.

Michael ShannonHe will play General Zod opposite Henry Cavill’s Superman in “Superman: Man of Steel” movie in 2012.

Zod, like Superman, is from Krypton, where he commanded its armed forces. The character appeared in both 1978’s “Superman” and its sequel “Superman II” where he was played by Terence Stamp.

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