After leaving the hit show, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Christopher Meloni has confirmed that he has joined Zack Snyder´s Superman reboot.
When asked about the role he will be playing Meloni told Vulture that he could not reveal further details about the film but did confirm that he will be playing "a general". Rumours have been flying around that Meloni could be playing Superman´s most popular nemesis, Lex Luthor.
"I can't tell you, or I'd have to kill you," the actor said when asked for more information about his character.
Meloni joins a cast that includes Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Antje Traue, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Russell Crowe and Julia Ormond.
The film is expected to hit theaters on December 2012.