Accomplished character actor Harry Lennix, who you may know better as Commander Lock in the The Matrix sequels, has come aboard Zack Snyder's Superman redux Man of Steel.

Harry Lennix will play General Swanwick, a high-ranking military officer. No further details were given about the character, or what his role in the plot may be.

RELATED: Superman Day United Man of Steel Fans Around the World in Celebration

Man of Steel is shooting later in the year for a set December 2012 release date. General Swanwick will most likely get his own action figure.