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General Zod steals the show in new Man Of Steel viral video: watch now

Man Of Steel has released a new viral video in which Michael Shannon’s villainous General Zod issues Kal-El with a rather stark warning.

The new video is a mess of static and interference, with Zod not actually appearing in person, but delivering a disembodied message of warning.

He wants Superman to surrender himself to his custody, and threatens that if he does not, the repercussions will be felt by Earth as a whole. Doesn’t sound too good, does it?

Take a look at the new teaser below:

Considering this is the first time we've had a proper sense of Shannon's performance (he has barely appeared in any of the trailers thus far), it's pleasing to see that he's going for chills-down-the-spine menacing.

Directed by Zack Snyder and co-starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Russell Crowe, Man Of Steel opens in the UK on 14 June 2013.

George is GR's resident movie news person, based out of London. He understands that all men must die, but he'd rather not think about it.