Batman Vs Superman: General Zod Will Have Flipper Hands Reveals Michael Shannon

Posted: Aug 20 2015, 10:20am CDT | by , in News | Latest Movie News


Batman vs Superman: General Zod will have Flipper Hands reveals Michael Shannon
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  • General Zod got stuck in a Porta Potty on set of Batman vs Superman!

Actor Michael Shannon recalls how he was stuck in the restroom due to wax flippers on his hands.

The bad guy of the film Man of Steel recently found himself in a tight spot. Actor Michael Shannon will portray General Zod in the upcoming batman vs Superman.

The actor will only have a cameo in the film. During the production the villain got stuck in a porta potty. Shannon recounts how the strange incident occurred.

Shannon was in his costume and couldn’t use his fingers due to wax flippers. Shannon confirmed he had wax flippers on his hands as part of his costume. 

Due to the wax flippers Shannon couldn’t open the door. Shannon could then hear the director Zack Snyder calling for him. The whole crew was standing around looking for him while he was stuck.

Shannon was kicking on the door with the flippers and shouting to be let out. All the while Snyder was getting pissed off due to Shannon’s absence.

“I was in my costume, and I couldn’t use my fingers because in the sequel I have flippers instead of hands,” Shannon told Vulture at a screening for 99 Homes hosted by Peggy Siegal.

“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 fuck is he?' and the whole crew was standing around. I was like, knocking on the door with my flippers, 'Let me out of here!'”

Fortunately for Shannon the craft service guy became his hero. The craft service guy rescued the villain from the porta potty. If the door hadn’t been opened for Shannon, the actor would probably been fired. 

Although Shannon’s character was killed off in the end of Man of Steel it seems he will be back. There are no details on how General Zod survived or if it is only a flashback. But one thing is for sure the character of General Zod will have wax flippers in the upcoming film. 

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