Originally Posted by Tobias
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I wonder why they jut didn't do a CGI statue? I hope it is donated after the film to a place where it can be displayed to the public.
Watch the Man of Steel Making-Of Documentary on the blu-ray. Zack's rule of thumb is that if the characters interact with something in the movie, it will not be CGI. And to me, the statue looks like it's in pieces. So you can assume that It'll be destroyed or knocked down. Zack used the same method with the oil rig scene. Henry held up the piece of debris in front of a giant CGI screen on set location.