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"Man of Steel Is The Most Badass Thing You Ever Saw" Agrees Michael Shannon

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Michael Shannon recently spoke about his new Man of Steel movie where he plays Zod, a loyal Kryptonian general searching the universe for his arch-enemy's heir, namely Superman.

Shannon tells the Huffington Post the Man of Steel got the job done, that it's a solid movie and more.

It's a big buildup. I'll tell you, I saw it last Monday -- it's worth it. It was. It's going to blow everybody's socks off. And I know they're probably pissed off, like I'm jinxing it or something and I shouldn't say that. I'll knock on wood just out of deference to the gods, but the movie is solid. It's gonna get the job done.

Michael Shannon also comments on wearing the CGI-suit that we all seen in the Plano, Illinois Smallville set pics. Now that we've seen the finished results, Shannon can talk about it. He says it looked like they were all wearing pajamas, but director Zack Snyder said it would be the most badass thing ever -- which Shannon agrees with.

It's exhilarating. It's what Zack [Snyder] promised would happen, you know? Because I remember the first couple of days I was on set, I thought 'This is ridiculous. I look like an idiot. I don't look anything like General Zod. I'm a total failure.' I went over to the screen for playback and it was ridiculous. All of us were wearing pajamas, basically. And there was this neon green set of stairs that was supposed to be our spaceship. So you see us all marching down these neon green stairs in our pajamas and I'm like, "This looks like a Monty Python skit." And he's like, "I know right now it looks pretty silly, but, two years from now, it's going to look like the most badass thing you've ever seen in your life." And he's right.

Here are some pics of Michael Shannon and Zod from the Man of Steel that we have seen so far:

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Man of Steel opens June 14th in IMAX 3D directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman and Michael Shannon as Zod.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News Man of Steel movie hub for more news, images and trailers.

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