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Old 12-21-2013, 12:10 PM   #94
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Default Re: Lex Luthor Casting Thread - Part 5

Originally Posted by TheFlamingCoco View Post
^ The evil bad@$$ MAKES the tragedy. Imagine a person who could spend all his technology and resources on making the world a better place, instead of discrediting or attempting to kill an alien with positive motives. But Luthor shouldn't be all mopey and sad, even if there were a tragic backstory (I'd rather not have a backstory for Luthor. Too much screentime, and it takes the mystery away.)

He should be likable on the outside, cold on the inside, but with flashes of anger.
Yes, Lex should be likable on the outside, but inside he is and has always been a psychopath. That's what I want. I don't want any tragedy associated with him. He could be a good guy, but he's not. That's what I want to see. Someone is completely opposed to Superman's way of thinking.

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