English actor Callum Blue (Alex on “Secret Diary of A Call Girl”) will play iconic Krypton criminal mastermind Zod on the ninth season of “Smallville.”
Blue may be best known to American audiences for playing the reaper Mason on 29 episodes of Showtime’s “Dead Like Me.”
The Hollywood Reporter’s Nellie Andreeva says Zod was introduced in 1980’s “Superman II,” revealing that she never noticed Terence Stamp threatening Marlon Brando in 1978’s “Superman.”
Stamp, confusingly, played Zod in the “Superman” movie franchise but plays the voice of Brando’s character, Jor-El, in “Smallville.”
Fast forward to the 2:51 mark in the clip below and discover that Zod looked more like Stamp than Blue earlier in the series:
Find all of the Reporter’s story on the matter here.