Report: Joaquin Phoenix In Talks For Lex Luthor
Posted by: Bill "Jett" Ramey (Follow @BATMANONFILM)
December 18, 2013

Per VARIETY.COM, Joaquin Phoenix is in director Zack Snyder’s target to play the main villain in BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN – which IS going to be Lex Luthor. Says the trade...

"Though sources couldn’t confirm what the role is, it’s believed to be for the main antagonist, which is likely to be Lex Luthor. Names like Jason Momoa and Callan Mulvey have been linked to the film but even if those actors are cast, sources are saying that they wouldn’t play the main villain, and that Warners has always wanted someone who would be a slam dunk in the role."

If Snyder/Warner Bros. gets Phoenix as Lex, consider it a brilliant casting coup. For the full story, click on the link above...and stay tuned to BOF to find out who will nab the coveted roles of Mister Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite shortly.

In other Luthor news, SMALLVILLE fanboys are going on hunger strikes until Warner Bros. casts Michael Rosenbaum as Lex...

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN hits theaters on JULY 17, 2015.



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