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.

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