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Old 11-20-2012, 04:19 PM   #376
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Default Re: The Official Lex Luthor Casting Thread - Part 6

Originally Posted by godisawesome View Post
He's also been suggested before for the role in one of this threads previous iterations, and I'll repeat my argument from then: Matt Damon, or an actor similar to him (an actor ususally cast in heroic or anti-heroic roles who's just a generation or so older than Cavill) would be perfect for the role because he'd bring good-guy charisma to a nefarious bad-guy. We need someone who can almost convince us he is taking a principled stand against "the alien" while still having the range to go really dark.
I agree completely. Lex must be likeable and charismatic because we need to believe that the public is totally sold on him as a visionary and a good guy.

Michael Shannon for the Man in the Yellow Hat

Taldon Egereich for Grayson Todd

McG should direct the Weekend at Bernie's remake
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