‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ didn’t just see the debut of Ben Affleck’s Batman and Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, we were also introduced to Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor, too. Since Jesse Eisenberg is one of the most talented young actors in American cinema and Lex Luthor is an iconic villain in Superman’s oeuvre, you’d imagine that we’ll be seeing a lot more of the character as Warner Bros.’ DC Universe expands.
Piggybacking off the record-setting success of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Warner Bros. on Monday released a deleted scene that will presumably be part of Zack Snyder’s three-hour, R-rated director’s cut. The 45-second, near-wordless clip depicts Jesse Eisenberg’s manic Lex Luthor — acting speechless for a change — deep within the bowels of Zod’s Kryptonian vessel, communing with a giant creature that’s most definitely not of this world. The creature vanishes as a gun-toting SWAT team approaches, presumably to take Lex into custody.
With Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad on the horizon, DC has two of the year’s most anticipated films. Yahoo Movies has an exclusive sneak peek at DC’s inaugural line of highly detailed, virtually photorealistic figures created using 3D sculpts of the films’ stars. “We’re not holding anything back,” Geoff Johns, chief creative officer of DC Entertainment, tells Yahoo.
There’s not long to wait until Zack Snyder’s ‘Batman v Superman: Daw of Justice’ bursts onto cinemas, so the latest TV spot has served to whet our appetites just a little bit more. “You will,” Batman follows up.
Empire Magazine has unleashed three epic new photos from ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ online ahead of the release of the September issue on Thursday. First up is this menacing shot of Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel, which Empire says shows Superman “inside the burnt-out ruins of Wayne Manor”. Talking of Waynes, here’s master Bruce (Ben Affleck) in heavy Bat armour, suited up for a showdown with Superman. Batman has designed the industrial looking get up to “level the playfield” when exchanging blows with Supes.