Nicholas Hoult to play Lex Luthor

Nicholas Hoult is set to play iconic villain Lex Luthor in James Gunn’s upcoming Superman: Legacy. Nicholas Hoult may not have won the role of Superman, but Deadline reports that he’s set to play iconic villain Lex Luthor in James Gunn’s Superman: Legacy. When James Gunn began auditioning actors for the role of Clark Kent/Superman, … Read more

Nicholas Hoult Will Be ‘Superman: Legacy’s Lex Luthor

Watch out, Man of Steel. There’s a new Lex Luthor coming for you. That will reportedly be Nicholas Hoult, who is writer/director James Gunn’s choice to portray his new Superman’s arch-nemesis in the upcoming Superman: Legacy. Gunn has already cast David Corenswet as the new Superman and Rachel Brosnahan as the new Lois Lane. Gunn also recently added Venezuelan … Read more

Legacy Cast Finds Its DCU Lex Luthor

James Gunn’s DC Universe has found its Lex Luthor by adding a talented actor to the Superman: Legacy cast. According to Deadline, Gunn has cast Renfield and The Menu star Nicholas Hoult as the iconic Superman villain. Hoult was previously up for the role of Clark Kent/Superman, which went to David Corenswet. This isn’t his … Read more

Legacy Casting Update Reveals Potential Lex Luthor Choices

AT Superman: Legacy casting update has revealed who some of the possible choices for Lex Luthor could be, as well as how far along the DC movie’s screen tests are. What is the latest Superman Legacy casting update? The Hollywood Reporter published an article delving into Superman: Legacy’s screen test process, further confirming previous reports … Read more

James Gunn calls Gene Hackman’s Lex Luthor “corny”

Jame Gunn outed Gene Hackman’s three-movie portrayal of Lex Luthor as “campy”, even though he does like the movies themselves. James Gunn has already revealed who his favorite Lex Luthor is, telling Michael Rosenbaum on his own podcast that his portrayal of the supervillain on Smallville was the best he has seen. As for a … Read more