General Zod Has A Message For Us All

Have you seen his Kryptonian pal?

While the team behind Man Of Steel – including producer Chris Nolan and director Zack Snyder – and studio Warner Bros. have chosen to keep the marketing for the movie relatively scanty compared to other superhero/sci-fi franchises up to now, things are moving up a notch. General Zod, played in the movie by Michael Shannon, has a message for us all with the viral title You Are Not Alone. It’s so nice of him to think of us, because we’ve been feeling awfully vulnerable lately. Take a look below.

Wait… Was that a threat? Was he threatening us? He starts out sounding like he’s looking for a lost dog, then says if we don’t hand some guy called Kal-El over, or if that guy won’t surrender within 24 hours, our world will suffer the consequences. That’s charming, that is. Next thing you know, he’ll be asking us all to kneel.

The movie’s official site is also now pointing to a newly static-filled page called, which has a countdown, presumably to our eternal doom. Or, more likely, to the new trailer, which is scheduled to arrive soon.

In case you’re worried, Superman will be here to save us on June 14 when Man Of Steel lands. Henry Cavill, Kevin Costner, Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Antje Traue are all among the cast. You can see the most recent trailer below.