First Picture of ‘Batman v Superman’s Lex Luthor


The first picture of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor from Zack Snyder‘s Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice has just premiered. Much was made over whether or not Eisenberg would have hair or not and I think this pretty much answers that question.

Snyder was quoted by Entertainment Weekly, who premiered the pic, saying, “He’s not any of the Lexes that you’ve seen, that’s for sure, other than him being a captain of industry and one person to the world and another person to himself. And bald, of course. Our Lex is disarming and he’s not fake. He says what he believes and he says what’s on his mind. If you can unravel the string and decipher what he means, it’s all there.”


To go along with that, digital artist Scott Johnson posted his own color-corrected version on Twitter. This isn’t official, but might give you a better idea of what he’ll look like in the film.


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the highly anticipated action adventure from director Zack Snyder, starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as BruceWayne/Batman.

The film also stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man of Steel, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, and Holly Hunter in a role newly created for the film.

Directed by Zack Snyder

Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Harry Lennix, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey, Tao Okamoto, Jason Momoa, Scoot McNairy and Ray Fisher

In theaters: March 25, 2016