In 'Superman II', Terrence Stamp's General Zod went for a rather feminine 80s, low-cut black blouse in order to strike terror into the hearts of the human race.
But it seems that Zack Snyder didn't deem that look menacing enough for his forthcoming 'Man of Steel', which will see 'Boardwalk Empire's Michael Shannon playing the maniac Kryptonian.
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Zod... kneel before him (Copyright: Collider)
DC Comics unveiled its new 'Man of Steel' figurines at the New York Toy Fair over the weekend, including Zod in hardcore metal armour and sporting a goatee beard with a dashing badger stripe.
Also unveiled were figures of Zod's villainous sidekick Faora (played by Antje Traue), Superman's dad Jor-El (Russell Crowe) and the Man of Steel himself.
Jor-El... Russell Crowe plays Superman's dad (Copyright: Collider)
Jor-El gripping some sort of blaster weapon may also suggest that his character sees a little more action than in previous 'Superman' films.
Faora... General Zod's Kryptonian side-kick (Copyright: Collider)
So far Snyder's take on the Superman saga has remained shrouded in secrecy. Shannon has described his character
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