Russell Crowe Teases 'Man of Steel' Fight with Michael Shannon

The actor who portrays Jor-El also reveals part of his training regiment for Zack Snyder's superhero tale.
Production continues in Vancouver on Man of Steel, which is working towards a June 14, 2013 release date. Actor Russell Crowe recently posted an interesting tidbit on his Twitter account, where he reveals a fight scene with Michael Shannon's General Zod. Take a look at what he had to say below.

Russell Crowe Man of Steel Tweet #1

"15km bike ride,umpteen hours fighting Michael Shannon. He's very hard to put down."


On Sunday, the actor also revealed a bit more about the training regiment he is going through for Man of Steel.

Russell Crowe Man of Steel Tweet #2

"+ 1 hr 45 min mix of trad weights/body movement and body movement with weighted objects. Pretty big Sunday all round."

Man of Steel was released June 14th, 2013 and stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Antje Traue, Harry Lennix, Richard Schiff. The film is directed by Zack Snyder.



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Comments (6)

  1. bipolarmassive

    Lol! That's funny Russell. It looks more like you've been hitting the Twinkies at the snack cart more so then working out. I called it months ago that you were going to show up to the set pudgy and overweight. You are now just starting to do something about it? I'll say this much, if it weren't for Daniel Day-Lewis portraying historical figure Abe Lincoln in Spielberg's movie "Lincoln" he would definitely be the one portraying Jor El.

    2 years agoby @addictionnonfatelFlag

  2. CUPID

    This movie is going to be awesome.

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    @gandoff

    Hahaha, well there are worse things in life.

    2 years agoby @messengerFlag

  4. Gandoff

    @messenger Didn't think about that. :/ But still gets old for me though..lol

    2 years agoby @gandoffFlag

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    @gandoff

    Perhaps sometimes the tweets don't show up on peoples comps?

    2 years agoby @messengerFlag

  6. Gandoff

    Why, when it comes to twitter posts, do they post the Twitter pic of the comments, but retype it out again? I just don't get that.

    2 years agoby @gandoffFlag