Jesse Eisenberg Is Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons Playing Alfred, In 'Batman Vs …


Jesse Eisenberg will play mad genius Lex Luthor in WB's untitled “Batman vs. Superman” movie, while Jeremy Irons will play Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred, the studio announced Friday. Zack Snyder is directing the superhero 

Tony winner Jeremy Irons and off-Broadway vet Jesse Eisenberg will join the cast of Zack Snyder's upcoming as-yet-untitled Superman/Batman movie. Eisenberg is set to play iconic Superman villain Lex Luthor while Irons 

COMMENT | After plenty of speculation, it looks as though 'Batman vs. Superman' has found its Alfred… and it's none other than British acting legend, Jeremy Irons. It's official – Jeremy Irons has been cast as Bruce Wayne's faithful servant in the

Lex Luthor is often considered the most notorious of Superman's rivals, his unsavory reputation preceding him since 1940. What's great about Lex is that he exists beyond the confines of the stereotypical nefarious villain.

Pictures has announced today that Jesse Eisenberg and Jeremy Irons are set to star as Lex Luthor and Alfred in the upcoming Superman vs. Batman film. The movie — starring Ben Affleck at Batman — is currently scheduled