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Dead
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(04-10-2011, 09:56 PM)
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http://www.slashfilm.com/michael-shannon-zod-superman/

Michael Shannon has officially been cast as Zod



PR:

“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. Michael is a powerful actor who can project both the intelligence and the malice of the character, making him perfect for the role.” Snyder stated, “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. Michael is a powerful actor who can project both the intelligence and the malice of the character, making him perfect for the role.”

Yes? No? Maybe?
Last edited by Dead; 04-10-2011 at 09:59 PM.
James Woods
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(04-10-2011, 09:57 PM)
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A: Zod sucks. Get a new villian.

B: Michael fucking Shannon?
Messypandas
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(04-10-2011, 09:57 PM)
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Snyders a broken record. And yeah fuck Zod. No Terrence, no sale
Technosteve
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(04-10-2011, 09:58 PM)
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why not do a green lantern superman crossover, Superman vs Sinestro
mjc
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(04-10-2011, 09:59 PM)
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NOBODY WANTS ZOD

Fucking WB.
Expendable.
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(04-10-2011, 09:59 PM)
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Shannon is PERFECT casting. If anyone is interested, he delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in Jeff Nichol's Take Shelter. I reviewed it at Sundance as well.



It will be out by the end of the year via Sony Pictures Classics.
ezekial45
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(04-10-2011, 09:59 PM)
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Eh, I'm not really feeling him for Zod. He's a great actor, but he doesn't really have much of a commanding presence (for this kind of character i mean). He looks pretty "unstable" in a number of his roles.
Dead
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(04-10-2011, 09:59 PM)
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The title is apparently "Man of Steel"

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Michael Shannon will star in the role of General Zod in director Zack Snyder’s new Superman film, titled “Man of Steel.”

G-Fex
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(04-10-2011, 10:00 PM)
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Who's been cast as the other two, ursula and big beard guy?
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(04-10-2011, 10:00 PM)
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meh zod, it would have been nice to have brainaic or mettalo
vatstep
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(04-10-2011, 10:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by James Woods

B: Michael fucking Shannon?

MisterAnderson
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(04-10-2011, 10:00 PM)
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Viggo Mortensen should have been Zod.
entrement
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(04-10-2011, 10:00 PM)
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Zod's lame.
Messypandas
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(04-10-2011, 10:01 PM)
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Man Of Steel? Not 'The Man of Steel'? Gotta have the the wb
James Woods
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(04-10-2011, 10:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by vatstep

Dude's a great actor, but Zod?
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(04-10-2011, 10:01 PM)
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Michael Shannon was so damn good in the first season of Boardwalk Empire, like goosebumps good :o
He should be playing more significant roles (in the artistic sense).
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(04-10-2011, 10:01 PM)
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He's a great fucking actor (especially for a villian, see Boardwalk Empire), but I can't picture him as Zod. Then again maybe he'll make Zod into his own, unique and still great character.
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(04-10-2011, 10:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by MisterAnderson

Viggo Mortensen should have been Zod.

He's too good for this. Hopefully he comes in another Cronenberg (after the Freud movie). Keep making 'em.

Anyways Michael Shannon was probably the best part about Boardwalk Empire as the season progressed. Damn good and crazy actor. But I don't see him as Zod.
captmcblack
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(04-10-2011, 10:02 PM)
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Why can't we have a Superman movie with Darkseid?
BobTheFork
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(04-10-2011, 10:02 PM)
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Can they seriously not make another fucking superman movie without borrowing from the previous ones directly?
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DMczaf
(04-10-2011, 10:02 PM)
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WTF!

Zod has been used once in the last 30 years! WHY DO YOU USE HIM SO MUCH!?
ezekial45
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(04-10-2011, 10:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by captmcblack

Why can't we have a Superman movie with Darkseid?

Maybe in another movie (if this gets a sequel). He's too big to start out with.
MisterAnderson
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(04-10-2011, 10:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by captmcblack

Why can't we have a Superman movie with Darkseid?

Probably because of this goofy ass bitch:

Messypandas
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(04-10-2011, 10:05 PM)
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DieH@rd
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(04-10-2011, 10:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by captmcblack

Why can't we have a Superman movie with Darkseid?

Too early. Smallville lasted 10 years before Darkseid came. :D
Napoleonthechimp
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(04-10-2011, 10:07 PM)
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They needed a villain who posed a physical and mental challenge to Superman. Zod fits the bill easily.
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(04-10-2011, 10:08 PM)
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List of Film Superman Villains:

[X] Lex Luthor
[X] General Zod
[X] Richard Pryor
[X] Nuclear Man
[X] Parenthood
[_] Brainiac
[_] Darkseid
[_] Metallo
[_] Bizarro
[_] Doomsday
[_] Parasite
[_] Mongul
[_] Ultraman
[_] Gog
[_] Mr. Mxyzptlk
[_] Jimmy Olsen

Stop picking the same damn villains every f*cking time, Warner Bros. >:(
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(04-10-2011, 10:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Messypandas

lol. Great actor. Great great actor. I like Zod. Superman 2 remake with less comedy? I'm in.
Dead
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(04-10-2011, 10:09 PM)
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Parasite or Metallo would be a good choice for secondary villain if there is one, and Im inclined to think there is
Angry Fork
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(04-10-2011, 10:11 PM)
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Every single casting choice for this film has been odd, to say the least. I'm not saying any of them are bad actors, which they aren't, but they just so do not match the typical Superman characters/roles visually.

Snyder is taking the whole different/modern thing so seriously it seems. I still think this movie will be a train wreck but I'm a huge Superman fan so I have to see it anyway. I really really hope they do justice to Superman and don't just have tons of shit blowing up in slow motion. Returns didn't have enough action but I'll eat my shoe if Snyder manages to out-do the plane sequence.
WillyFive
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(04-10-2011, 10:11 PM)
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Why is Zod in this movie?

Perfect time to have the other villains get a movie role, and they chose Zod again?
Veidt
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(04-10-2011, 10:12 PM)

Originally Posted by Dead

Parasite or Metallo would be a good choice for secondary villain if there is one, and Im inclined to think there is

There probably is.
They know better than to just fucking reuse the same old villains. Nolan and Goyer know.

Would have been better if they started with Brainiac though.
BobTheFork
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(04-10-2011, 10:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spike Spiegel

List of Superman Villains:

[X] Lex Luthor
[X] General Zod
[X] Richard Pryor
[X] Nuclear Man
[X] Parenthood
[_] Brainiac
[_] Darkseid
[_] Metallo
[_] Bizarro
[_] Doomsday
[_] Parasite
[_] Mongul
[_] Ultraman
[_] Gog
[_] Mr. Mxyzptlk
[_] Jimmy Olsen

Stop picking the same damn villains every f*cking time, Warner Bros. >:(

Honestly, when you put that list up, it's no wonder they just spinn in endless cricles with these films.
AceBandage
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(04-10-2011, 10:13 PM)
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Mr. Mxyzptlk as a villain would make a really interesting movie.
maruchan
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(04-10-2011, 10:15 PM)
why isn't zod english? odd...
DMczaf
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Originally Posted by Spike Spiegel

List of Film Superman Villains:

[X] Lex Luthor
[X] General Zod
[X] Richard Pryor
[X] Nuclear Man
[X] Parenthood
[_] Brainiac
[_] Darkseid
[_] Metallo
[_] Bizarro
[_] Doomsday
[_] Parasite
[_] Mongul
[_] Ultraman
[_] Gog
[_] Mr. Mxyzptlk
[_] Jimmy Olsen

Stop picking the same damn villains every f*cking time, Warner Bros. >:(

I think that list does the opposite of what you wanted.

I'd pick Richard Pryor over at least half of those.
Stinkles
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(04-10-2011, 10:15 PM)
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I WONDER IF SUPERMAN WILL BE INITIALLY WEAKENED BY KRYPTONITE< BUT THEN OVERCOME THE KRYPTONITE WITH WILLPOWER AND THE ASSISTANCE OF HIS FRIENDS!!???

That would be so cool.
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(04-10-2011, 10:15 PM)
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Richard Pryor; the deadliest of foes.
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(04-10-2011, 10:17 PM)
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Yeah fuck Zod. They should cast Chris Rock and Eddie Murphy as the new villains.
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Another Superman movie down the drain, not because of Sheen, but the villain.

Oh and Sunday must be Warner Bros. day to release Superman news. Gotta bury that Sucker Punch bomb, eh?
Furret
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Is Marvel secretly funding these Superman movies or something?

First we get the bizarre, morose, brain-numingly stupid Superman Returns re-running the story from the first film.

Now we've got Zach Synder and this nobody trying to remake Superman II.

Superman doesn't have a very big rogue's gallery but Darksied and Brainiac are great some of the best in comics, and Parasite isn't bad either.

Is the the next reboot going to feature Chris Rock in the Richard Pryor role?
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(04-10-2011, 10:17 PM)
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KNEEL BEFORE ZOD
Mortrialus
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(04-10-2011, 10:18 PM)
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Ew...Zod.
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Originally Posted by AceBandage

Mr. Mxyzptlk as a villain would make a really interesting movie.

I would love to see this but it likely won't since he's not famous enough.

Anything is better than Zod though. I still think Luthor should be in the film but NOT as a main villain, only as a looming background figure kind of thing like he often was during the animated series.
WillyFive
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(04-10-2011, 10:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by DMczaf

I think that list does the opposite of what you wanted.

I'd pick Richard Pryor over at least half of those.

Why?
SimleuqiR
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(04-10-2011, 10:23 PM)
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I'M DOWN! Bring on Zod!!

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iirate
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(04-10-2011, 10:25 PM)
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Zod is a decoy; all worries should be directed at the director.
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