Originally Posted by Rowsdower!
Nolanite pretty much sums it up. If Phoenix isn't interested, then I expect WB to continue to target A-listers. That doesn't necessarily mean that they would target Pitt. And since Snyder said in an interview that his idea of Lex is some sort of cross between Richard Branson and Brad Pitt, it's not too big of a stretch to think that they might pursue him.
/waits for someone to respond with a "Oh, well maybe they'll make an offer to Richard Branson" joke.
Yes. I mean the report did say WB's/Snyder have wanted a "slam dunk" type of actor to be cast as the main antagonist from the beginning.