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Michael Shannon's Zod Dons Black Kryptonian Suit on 'Man of Steel' Set

September 15, 2011 (6:53 am) GMT
The actor playing the villainous character is spotted wearing a skintight suit similar to the one worn by Henry Cavill's Superman.
Michael Shannon

How 's General Zod looks like in "" has been teased in new set photos. The "" actor has been pictured on the set of the superhero movie wearing a black Kryptonian suit, which is similar to the skintight suit donned by Superman himself, and sporting facial hair.

This is not the first time Shannon is spotted on the filming location. However, he was previously caught on camera wearing a motion capture suit to portray the movie's villain. Hinting that Zod will be at least partially CGI in the film, he said, "Yeah, it's one of the most humiliating garments that exists in the known universe, yes. It's very tight. It has a variety of different colors and shapes on it and it makes you feel like you're the court jester."

The 37-year-old additionally revealed director Zack Snyder promises Zod will look great in the movie. "Then I showed up and he's like, 'Dude, I swear to God, it's going to be so bad ass when we done. Trust me, it's going to be wicked'," he recalled what the filmmaker told him.

"Man of Steel" has tackling the titular role with playing his leading lady Lois Lane. and are cast as the adoptive parents of Clark Kent aka Superman, while and will be seen as his Kryptonian parents. Written by David S. Goyer, the action adventure film is set to hit U.S. theaters on June 14, 2013.

Photo: Michael Shannon's Zod Dons Black Kryptonian Suit on 'Man of Steel' Set Photo: Michael Shannon's Zod Dons Black Kryptonian Suit on 'Man of Steel' Set
[Photo by Ed Larom]

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