New still from ‘Man of Steel’ give us our first glimpse at General Zod’s armor


A new still from ‘Man of Steel’, the upcoming DC Comics Superman reboot, has surfaced via Entertainment Weekly, giving us our first glimpse at General Zod’s new armor.

General Zod, played by Boardwalk Empire actor Michael Shannon, is the film’s main antagonist. Zod has an extensive history throughout the Superman comics as a powerful supervillain bent on destroying Superman. Details around his exact role in the film have been scarce, but this new still gives us an up-close look at the intricate war outfit the character will wear during parts of the film:


Man of Steel has a lot riding on its shoulders, and its release following Iron Man 3 may allow it to capitalize on comic movie lovers’ desire to see more summer action films. Time will tell!




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