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Russell Crowe Tweets About Fighting General Zod on 'Man of Steel' Set

October 20, 2011 (8:49 am) GMT
The actor who plays Jor-El in the upcoming Superman reboot shares on his Twitter about doing his fighting scene with Michael Shannon's villainous character, dishing, 'He's very hard to put down.'
Russell Crowe Tweets About Fighting General Zod on 'Man of Steel' Set

has given some tidbits from "" which is currently filming in Vancouver. The actor who plays the titular character's Kryptonian father Jor-El posted some tweets about doing a fighting scene with 's villainous character, General Zod.

Taking to his Twitter account on Wednesday, October 19, Crowe shared that General Zod is an enemy who is very hard to defeat. He wrote, "15km bike ride, umpteen hours fighting Michael Shannon. He's very hard to put down." When a fan asked him who wins the fight, Crowe replied, "Hard to tell who wins, we are still fighting tomorrow."

In the following tweets, he replied to a follower who praised him as a superhero. Showing his modest side, the "" actor wrote, "Alas, I'm no superhero. Just related to one." He added in another tweet, "I'm trying to save a planet here."

Crowe was first snapped on the set of the Zack Snyder-directed superhero film on Sunday, October 2. At that time he was caught on camera rocking the full costume of Jor-El, completed with an "S" symbol on the front and a long red cape. The Australian actor stars opposite who is cast as Jor-El's wife.

"Man of Steel" is produced by "" helmer Christopher Nolan. stars as the titular character, with playing his leading lady Lois. , and Antje Traue are additionally supporting the anticipated film, which will hit U.S. theaters on June 14, 2013.

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