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Antje Traue signs on as Superman villainess, reports say

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 2:43 pm •  Published: April 27, 2011
Antje Traue in "Pandorum."
Antje Traue in "Pandorum."

According to a report from Variety, Antje Traue, best-known for her role in 2009′s “Pandorum, has joined the cast of Zack Snyder’s Superman movie reboot.

Traue will play the role of Faora, who has had multiple incarnations in the “Superman” universe, from a man-hating Kryptonian to a superpowered, but human, aide to Superman adversary General Zod.

Henry Cavill stars as Clark Kent, aka Superman in “Man of Steel.”

Michael Shannon will star as General Zod.

Variety reports that the character of Faora was thought to be an inspiration for the Ursa character, played by Sarah Douglas, who appeared in “Superman II.”

- Matt Price

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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