Clark Kent's hometown is about to get another super-villain resident next season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Callum Blue has signed on to portray General Zod in the upcoming season of Smallville.

Zod was an arch-villain of the Man of Steel in the comic books and was portrayed by Terrence Stamp in the film Superman II.

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Blue was recently seen in roles on The Tudors, Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Related.