General Zod's 'Batman V Superman' Costume Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

Dustin Wicksell

Fans have long speculated about what role General Zod will play in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, but Michael Shannon has revealed in a new interview that he apparently won't look quite the same as he did in Man Of Steel.

Shannon was speaking with Vulture at a screening for 99 Homes when he elaborated on a behind-the-scenes mishap that inadvertently gave fans a taste of what is to come for General Zod in the highly anticipated film. Apparently, the situation transpired when Shannon, in costume as Zod, found himself unexpectedly locked behind a door while on-set.

"I was in my costume, and I couldn't use my fingers because in the sequel I have flippers instead of hands. So I had these wax flippers on my fingers, and I couldn't open the door, and I could hear Zack [Snyder, the director] being like, 'Where's Shannon? Where the f*** is he?' and the whole crew was standing around. I was like, knocking on the door with my flippers, 'Let me out of here!' "

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The actor's statement regarding his costume, however, has given fans pause to wonder just how Zod will appear in the highly anticipated film. The dead Kryptonian soldier was shown briefly in the film's first official trailer (as the Inquisitr previously noted), zipped in a body bag, leading fans to speculate that villain Lex Luthor could be utilizing Zod in some kind of experiment.

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"Well, I haven't seen the trailer either, so I don't know what I am in the trailer. I could be a toaster, or a Porsche, I don't know."