Originally Posted by Pepsiguy2
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.
Thanks for the information. I have not gotten around to watching the Special Features on MoS or any of the Blu-Rays I own (too busy!) It was fascinating learning more about Snyder's methodology.