The Flash Movie Promises To Bring Back Superman's Archenemy - General Zod

Fans were shocked when Henry Cavill's Superman broke Michael Shannon's General Zod's neck in Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, but author David S. Goyer remains adamant about Kal-El killing the rebellious Kryptonian. While Shannon would prefer to reprise his role, he expressed skepticism, adding, "Unless you've got a defibrillator or something, I don't really see that happening." With Cavill's Superman feature in the rearview mirror, folks are looking forward to other DC releases such as The Flash. Nevertheless, a new synopsis for the next film starring the Scarlet Speedster reveals that Man of Steel may still influence the DCEU's development.

#1 The Return of Man of Steel's Zod and Faora-Ul

nullNow under the news articles page of Warner Bros.' official UK site, it was stated that both Michael Shannon and Antje Traue will reappear in Andy Muschietti's The Flash. It's unclear who they'll portray, but they'll likely reprise their roles as General Zod and Faora-Ul, who were last seen in Man of Steel. The complete description is provided below:
Release date: November 4, 2022
Director: Andy Muschietti
Cast: Ezra Miller, Ron Livingston, Michael Keaton, Kiersey Clemons, Michael Shannon, Antje Traue, Sasha Calle, and Michael Keaton
About: Ezra Miller stars as Barry Allen, AKA The Flash, who pushes the limits of his superpowers in the DC Super Hero's first-ever standalone feature film.

#2 How Will Flashpoint Change the Kryptonians?

nullIt's improbable that Zod would be magically revived since his flesh was previously twisted into an abomination (and died again) in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, or that Faora-Ul will be discovered survived the blast back into the Phantom Zone. So the only answer is that Ezra Millar's Barry Allen will be in a universe with parallel variations of these two Man of Steel figures.
nullIn this new reality, they may be protagonists instead of villains, flipping the script from their previous genocidal portrayal. Another potential is that their intended conquest of Earth may go differently without Clark Kent's intervention. Another option concerns Sasha Calle's Supergirl, who appears to be Kal- El's replacement in this new reality. Can Zod and Faora-Ul take the role of Superman's Kryptonian relatives, Jor-El and Lara? Could they have become the ones that sent Calle's Supergirl to Earth, only for her to be apprehended and confined by the US military, like in the classic "Flashpoint" comic? When The Flash hits cinemas on November 4, 2022, fans will surely discover how Michael Shannon and Antje Traue are linked.
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