Re: The Official Lex Luthor Casting Thread - Part 8
Originally Posted by Rowsdower!
Well, the trouble is, there are only so many huge names out there that fit the bill. Most of those guys (though certainly not all) are at least fairly recognizable up-and-comers. I really want them to avoid an actor who is twice Cavill's age; we've had that before in the films and I think it's time for a change. Lex should be a bit older than Superman but I don't want a guy who looks like he could be his father.
I agree. Denzel would do well but anybody in their 50s should be disqualified. 30s to mid 40s at the most. I think there's plenty of big name actors to choose from who can do Lex well.
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