Look, I know you want to be evil, but you really can’t be a super villain until you pay homage to one of the greats. If you are decking out your lair, a bust of Lex Luthor will show you are truly committed to world domination.
Over the years a number of actors have portrayed Superman’s bald nemesis, Lex Luthor, but who got it right? VOTE!
Batman V Superman‘s LexCorp has announced via their Instagram that: “Something big is coming, Our newest project will be fully functioning by 2017. Thank you for standing by our side.” No official word has come about whether or not Lex Luthor will feature in Justice League Part 1, but this social media tease would seem to imply that at least the company that bears his name (or, more appropriately, his father’s name), will appear in some way. This first step in ramping up the PR machine from Justice League comes right on the heels of Batman V Superman (Justice League is currently slated for a
“The shocking conclusion to ‘The Injustice League’ leads to a startling confrontation with the all-new, all-dangerous Doom Patrol! And in the wake of it all, a secret will be revealed that will bond two members forever – and break two members apart.” That’s how this book is described by DC Comics. Justice League continues to be one of the best-selling of DC’s New 52 books, and they’re taking advantage of that by re-introducing teams who have been known in the past, such as the Metal Men. This time, it’s the Doom Patrol.
The “Forever Evil” event continues to shake things up in the DCU. Admittedly a small one in terms of number of releases, this week the fourth issue of this miniseries hit the stands! It’s all-out chaos as the DC Universe continues its march through darkness! War erupts across the Earth between the villains! Allegiances are formed! Rivals are murdered! And at center stage it’s Lex Luthor versus Batman – and their fight couldn’t come at a worse time as Deathstroke’s hunting party closes in on the world’s only hope against the Crime Syndicate!
There are a couple of big casting rumors that have popped up in the last 24 hours that are worth repeating for no other reason than to spread gossip and give you a set-up for the Shocked Truck is Shocked post coming up momentarily. Keep in mind casting rumors are simply that – rumors until contracts are signed, but if you want to know who might play Lex Luthor and Ant-Man, then read on, Dear Spoilerite!
With a host of acting credits under his belt, self-proclaimed character actor Dominic Pace is actively petitioning for the role of a lifetime. Pace has undertaken a self-promotional campaign, championing his desire to be considered as cinema’s next Lex Luthor. Does he have the chops and insight to face off against the Man of Steel? Take the jump and find out!
In the future, Gotham’s protector has a new name … Terry McGinnis. After thugs from Metropolis start appearing on Gotham streets, Batman decides that maybe it’s time to pay a little visit to Superman’s city where an old foe is hatching a plan to eliminate the Man of Steel.