According to eagle-eyed Patrick Dane over at Bleeding Cool, Lego may have accidentally spoiled something for next year’s Superman movie with a product listing of next year’s bricky releases that includes something called “Superman Black Zero Escape”:
While most of us thought we would only have Michael Shannon as General Zod, it would seem that Black Zero could feature in the film. Not only that, but he will be a big enough threat to escape from. Or in a situation for him to escape. Just…expect some escaping.
For those of you who didn’t know, Black Zero is known as ‘the Man that Destroyed Krypton’. That is exactly what it sounds like. Black Zero is space saboteur that specialises in destroying planets. He was hired to give Krypton the last push over the edge of destruction.
Far more recently, it’s also been the name of a military cell led by Zod’s second-in-command, Ursa in the New Krypton/World of Krypton/Last Stand of Krypton story arc from a few years ago. Somehow, I think that that‘s what it refers to, given that we know Zod and Ursa are going to be in the movie, but we’ll see…