DC / Warner Bro. released the first photo of Lex Luthor in the latest news about the upcoming anticipated (2016) movie Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Lex Luthor will be played by Jesse Eisenberg of (2010’s) Social Network playing an evil billionaire for the age of Facebook.
Director Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice –will arrive in theaters in a year and we finally have the first official look from Entertainment Weekly at Jesse Eisenberg in character as criminal mastermind.
Superman’s “Lex Luthor is often considered the most notorious of Superman’s rivals, his unsavory reputation preceding him since 1940. Eisenberg character has intellect, wealth and prominence position him as one of the few mortals able to challenge the incredible might of Superman.
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice will be in theaters on March 25th, 2016; Suicide Squad on August 5th, 2016; Wonder Woman – June 23rd, 2017; Justice League – November 17th, 2017; The Flash – March 23rd, 2018; Aquaman – July 27th, 2018; Shazam – April 5th, 2019
Source: Entertainment Weekly