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Old 01-25-2016, 04:11 PM   #1
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Out of all of the possible outcomes there are for Lex's fate at the end of this film, which route would you guys prefer seeing taken in the film?

1. Lex being arrested and sent to Prison

2. Lex being on the run and his company's reputation in flames

3. Lex avoiding Prison time, with the Trinity's victory proving to be only a minor setback for him

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Out of all of the possible outcomes there are for Lex's fate at the end of this film, which route would you guys prefer seeing taken in the film?

1. Lex being arrested and sent to Prison

2. Lex being on the run and his company's reputation in flames

3. Lex avoiding Prison time, with the Trinity's victory proving to be only a minor setback for him
Honestly... I want Lex to be in prison... SENT THERE BY THE ARTICLES OF EITHER LOIS OR CLARK.

He can be kept on ice, since we know they can find some way to rationalize his presence in another film. I mean... A scene where Jesse, using his genius as Lex alone escapes a Super Max prison would be fun as hell.

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Honestly... I want Lex to be in prison... SENT THERE BY THE ARTICLES OF EITHER LOIS OR CLARK.

He can be kept on ice, since we know they can find some way to rationalize his presence in another film. I mean... A scene where Jesse, using his genius as Lex alone escapes a Super Max prison would be fun as hell.
On that note, I'm still kind of hoping that he'll have some kind of cameo in Suicide Squad if he ends up going to Prison at the end of this film.

I mean I remember reading rumors about it but nothing ever really came out of it after awhile.

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Lex goes to prison at the end of BvS. Then Lex will be on suicide squad sequel .

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On that note, I'm still kind of hoping that he'll have some kind of cameo in Suicide Squad if he ends up going to Prison at the end of this film.

I mean I remember reading rumors about it but nothing ever really came out of it after awhile.
Yeah it seemed like he was supposed to be part of the squad or something but the rumours went away after a while. I really hope if he does go to prison that he cameos in the film.

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I'd prefer it if he got away.

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It would be satisfying to see Lex's established world crumble around him due to his hatred and fear of Superman. But, I feel it's too early. He should remain untouchable for a little while longer in the series.

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Lex goes to prison at the end of BvS. Then Lex will be on suicide squad sequel .
I hope we see him again before that. Suicide Squad sequel probably won't be out until late 2018/early 2019.

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Charles Roven on Lex.

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"Lex [Luthor] is extremely concerned about what Superman represents." He'll be empowered by his role repairing the damage caused by Kal-El's battle with Zod in Man Of Steel. "He's a world-class industrialist and businessman, and he's part of the rebuilding of Metropolis," adds Roven.

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Out of all of the possible outcomes there are for Lex's fate at the end of this film, which route would you guys prefer seeing taken in the film?

1. Lex being arrested and sent to Prison

2. Lex being on the run and his company's reputation in flames

3. Lex avoiding Prison time, with the Trinity's victory proving to be only a minor setback for him
Lex avoids prison time, but he comes under government scrutiny following the events of this film; possibly losing his government contracts to Wayne Enterprises.

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If they ever show Lionel Luther in the movie. I wish they would get Clancy Brown to portray him.

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His dad's dead in this DCEU. But anyways, showing the bad guy's father (or mother, for that matter) always seems so emasculating for the villain and just plain weird to me. I get that some people liked the character of Lionel on Smallville, but surely showing a Lionel Luthor side by side with a Luthor in his prime (okay, Eisenberg's not exactly fully primed Luthor at this point, but I think we all expect him to be by the end of the film, right?) just feels like it would take away from the character of Lex Luthor, not add to it. It worked in Smallville because that Lex was still finding his place in the world and hadn't fully solidified his hatred for Clark. This Luthor, I'm assuming by the end of the film, will already be fully set in his ways of despising Superman and being his arch-nemesis.

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If they ever show Lionel Luther in the movie. I wish they would get Clancy Brown to portray him.
With Lex been Alexander Luthor Jr in this world I think his Dad is Alexander Luthor SR so no one named Lionel in this universe.

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His dad's dead in this DCEU. But anyways, showing the bad guy's father (or mother, for that matter) always seems so emasculating for the villain and just plain weird to me. I get that some people liked the character of Lionel on Smallville, but surely showing a Lionel Luthor side by side with a Luthor in his prime (okay, Eisenberg's not exactly fully primed Luthor at this point, but I think we all expect him to be by the end of the film, right?) just feels like it would take away from the character of Lex Luthor, not add to it. It worked in Smallville because that Lex was still finding his place in the world and hadn't fully solidified his hatred for Clark. This Luthor, I'm assuming by the end of the film, will already be fully set in his ways of despising Superman and being his arch-nemesis.
I think for sure by the end of the film were gonna have a fully established Luthor. I really think Superman will throw him in jail by the end of the film and Lex will hate him even more. Can't wait to watch this Lex develop on film.

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I'd like to see Lex get off scot-free

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Bit of Lex from Empire,

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Who springs to mind as Lex Luthor, big brained DC mega0bad with a serious Superman itch to scratch? Gene Hackman’s calculating smarm-bucket frim the Richards Donner era? Kevin Spacey’s acidic Dr. Evil from the Bryan Singer reboot? That forgotten guy in TV’s Smallville who played him with a cod-Freudian backdraft daddy issues?

For Zack Snyder, it was Mark Zuckerberg. When it came to reinterpreting Superman’s arch nemesis for his feel-the-real DC aesthetic, the director was looking for a titan of business in a more right-now mound than hairless Machiavellians of yesteryear. So he cast Jesse Eisenberg.

“Just from pop-culture view you can’t pretend the movie doesn’t exist.” Snyder says, meaning The Social Network, in which Eisenberg transformed the Facebook billionaire into an icy, tormented Citizen Kane. “Because he played Mark Zuckerberg, Jesse represents a very contemporary sort of business model. In the sort of post-dotcom world where fortunes can be made from you basement, it is not hard to imagine Jesse-as-Lex being as powerful as he is.”

The 32 year old Eisenberg naturally fuses over so straight a comparison. “If there are some surface similarities to another role, an audience will tend to see that. An actor won’t.” As he points out, for the first years of his rise to prominence as actor, writer, novelists, and New Yorker contributor, he was pegged as a nouveaux Woody Allen. After The Social Network, it was why the arrogant S.O.B.s all the time? Though, says Eisenberg, “for me, Lex feels like a totally new and unusual person.”

Totally: the voice is Mickey Mouse impersonating Hannibal Lecter, the hair is pre-bleach Kurt Cobain, the age a callow 31, but the big plan is straight out of the old-school puppet-master playbook.

Snyder had met with Eisenberg for another role (was he to be Robin, or a youthful spin on Alfred?) and it just occurred to the director, “What about Jesse for Lex?” Snyder was well aware how hard it was going to be to shake Hackman’s camp wickedness, and Eisenberg felt dangerous to him in a “purely intellectual way”.

The New York-born actor’s initial response was that this was surely some clerical error; then he read the script. “It was written in a way I would say dovetails with my skills, it was written with a real psychological underpinning, it was written with a kind of humor that I know I could do. And with a dramatic intensity that I enjoy.”

Put this Luthor on the couch and you’ll unearth no daddy issues bar a far more terrifying psyche. He is a young man with two faces. Front-facing is a disarming, witty, Metropolis charmer. “He uses wordplay and very clever allusions to other stories and other myths,” says Eisenberg, “but it never compromises what is scary about him.” Which is the other private face: “full of rage”. What he might lack in superpowers he makes up for in dark determination. “He is the guy who won’t sleep to get something done.”

With the DC expansion in play, Luthor has been infused with some of the nuttier traits of Bat-villainy, the wisecracking psychopathology of the Joker, the self-satisfied clever-clogsiness of the Riddler, and the big-picture scheming of the Penguin. Eisenberg credits writer Chris Terrio with providing an elaborate, off-limits backstory, and the mechanics of Luthor’s plan caome top of the non-disclosure list. Still, we know that initially he share batman’s concerns over the value and danger of a creature like Superman. “What, I think, makes the story relevant is this questioning of the value of this kind of power in the real world,” says Eisenberg intently. “So my character, who has what we would think of as a modern financial success, is threatened by this guy who has power in a supernatural way. Superman’s an existential threat to my character,”

With Kal-El and Bruce Wayne preoccupied by their philosophical spat, Luthor plays the situation to his advantage. “You learn pretty early on that Lex is interested in metahuman existence,” notes Snyder, “and that there might be some relationship between that investigation and the appearance of Diana Prince (aka Wonder Woman).” Luthor also liberates Zod’s body, and somehow his scheming spells that arrival of Doomsday (the film’s other other villain) and sacrificing that impressive mane for the obligatory Luthor-look. Could it be that the close proximity of Kryptonite is a contributing factor?

“I can’t really reveal the circumstances because not only will I lose my own hair I will lose my house, but it is so unusual,” skitters Eisenberg, admitting the found it a stimulating experience. “To me there is nothing better than to be able to physicalize something in a role because you can’t fake it. It really helps to lose yourself in the part.” Batman v Superman v Jesses Eisenberg is starting to feel like a fair match.

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I think Jesse is gonna be fantastic.

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There should be a drinking game every time 'Chris Terrio' comes out of Jesse's mouth. That's some serious name-dropping over the past year or so.

Although props for acknowledging a screenwriter for once.

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Honestly... I want Lex to be in prison... SENT THERE BY THE ARTICLES OF EITHER LOIS OR CLARK.

He can be kept on ice, since we know they can find some way to rationalize his presence in another film. I mean... A scene where Jesse, using his genius as Lex alone escapes a Super Max prison would be fun as hell.
Would also tie in nicely to the Suicide squad universe.

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From Empire's article about Amy/Lois. This part she's talking about Lex.

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However, her priority is definitely the latest scoop. It could be that Lex Luthor is in her journalist crosshairs this time. If the first film found space to ponder the state of journalism in the digital age, this new adventure takes a sidelong glance at how the media can be manipulated by the powerful. “How corporations can use the media,” says Adams, “and different people can use media to spin perception.”

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When I read the article Snyder's approach to casting Luthor struck as very similar to the way a lot fans approach their fancasts.

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When I read the article Snyder's approach to casting Luthor struck as very similar to the way a lot fans approach their fancasts.
How so? I didn't get that at all.

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How so? I didn't get that at all.
Fancaster: I think actor X played a character similar to the one I want him/her to play so that's why I chose him/her.

An example would be the many fans who want Yvonne Strahovski to play Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers simply becuase she played a similar character on Chuck.

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