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Old 08-26-2012, 08:31 PM   #63
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Default Re: The Official Lex Luthor Casting Thread - Part 6

Originally Posted by ElDuderino View Post
No, the killing himself had nothing to do with it. The idea was more of having a "genius criminal mastermind" that was actually a genius criminal mastermind. The BBC Sherlock version of Moriarty is about the best I've ever seen that role done.

A billionaire that just happens to hate Superman is boring. He needs to have motivation. And a genius like Moriarty who is psychotically and deleteriously bent on proving his brains over Superman's brawn would be very intriguing.
Yeah, and a Luthor who could've been humanity's savior if he wasn't so wrapped up in his own hatred for Superman is interesting as well. I'd like a Lex that's a hybrid.

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