Superman finds its villan!
Michael Shannon has been cast to play the role of General Zod in director Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman reboot. Shannon is best known for roles in Revolutionary Road, and more recently, Boardwalk Empire.
Shannon will join a cast that includes: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, and Kevin Costner. According to Snyder: Zod is not only one of Superman's most formidable enemies, but one of the most significant because he has insights into Superman that others don't.
The film is tentatively slated for a December 2012 release.
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