Lennix previously was mentioned almost a month ago when news hit about a reported production sheet with the actor's name attached.
Now Variety confirms that Lennix will play the high ranking general.
Law and Order: SVU's Christopher Meloni was also confirmed to play the role of a General; however, the exact role us unknown. Speculation is that Meloni will be playing General Lane, Lois Lane's father.
For more on the possible role of the two Generals, check out our Man Of Steel Spoiler Report.
Stay tuned to Cosmic Book News as more on theMan Of Steel develops.
Superman flies into theaters December 2012 directed by Zack Snyder starring, Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel, Diane Lane as Martha "Ma" Kent, Kevin Costner as Jonathan "Pa" Kent, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as Zod, and Russel Crowe as Jor-El.
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