News that Batman and Superman fans have been waiting months for has finally arrived as two iconic roles have been cast for the upcoming Batman vs. Superman. Both the characters of Alfred and Lex Luthor have been officially cast by Warner Bros, thus rounding out the cast.
According to Variety, Jesse Eisenberg has been cast as the villainous Lex Luthor while Oscar winning actor Jeremy Irons has been cast as the new version of Alfred.
Warner Bros. Pictures has cast Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons will play Alfred in the upcoming Superman/Batman film.
The casting of Eisenberg and Irons is significant in that both are stepping into ultra-iconic roles that will cement their legacy in the comic book movie world.
What this now means is that fans can start to imagine what it Batman vs. Superman will look like as all the major roles we were wondering about have now been filled. With Ben Affleck stepping into the role of Batman, Jeremy Irons as Alfred and Eisenberg as the surprise choice for Lex Luthor, Batman vs. Superman appears to be all set and ready to begin filming in the spring.
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