'Batman vs. Superman' (Man of Steel 2) Update: Plot Spoilers Reveal Lex Luthor's Character Description And Bruce Wayne Business Deal?
Feb 06, 2014 10:09 AM EST
"Batman vs. Superman" plot details revolving around Lex Luthor's character have allegedly made their way onto the Internet.
The Latino Review was reportedly able to use their inside sources to snag some "massive spoilers" from screenwriter Chris Terrio's script, which is currently in development. "The Social Network" star Jesse Eisenberg will play the new Lex Luthor, Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Superman in the upcoming "Man of Steel 2".
[Warning: the following contains potential spoilers published by The Latino Review, all of which are subject to change]
Lex Luthor Will Look Like...
"Lex Luthor is BALD. His head is shaven to be exact. But that is not all. He has another physical trait. You see, Lex Luthor is also into body art and has a detailed sleeve tattoo of the Metropolis skyline on his right arm. Lex is also the richest man on the planet who became a self made billionaire at 18. Lex is currently the CEO of Lexcorp who is one part tech genius, one part ruthless business man and two parts Metropolis street tough. Yes, street tough."
A Little Background On The "Man of Steel 2" Villain
"At 14 Lex was living on the streets and for survival was initiated into a street gang. He learned early on that there was someone always bigger and stronger but never smarter. By 15 that street gang was answering to him. According to Lex, strength isn't everything. RESOLVE is. So Lex Luthor is the Metropolis street kid turned mogul... A powerful intellect enabling him to accomplish anything he bends his will toward."
Lex's Relationship With Bruce Wayne Is...
"They have a past. You see Bruce once called Lex as an amoral, arrogant brat. Lex thinks of Bruce as a trust fund baby. Lex considers he got himself to where he is at by innovation and hard work while Bruce by accident of birth."
When Lex Is Introduced In "Batman vs. Superman"
"We meet Lex early on in the story when Bruce Wayne first pays him a visit at his 125th floor penthouse located inside Lexcorp Tower. Lex is sitting at his desk in front of an array of computer screens...
Why Bruce Is Visiting Metropolis
"The rebuilding of Metropolis is Bruce Wayne's main priority and is in town to help. Bruce believes pooling their resources would better serve the citizens of Metropolis and Bruce is willing to put his differences with Lex aside and let bygones be bygones. Lex believes Wayne Enterprises is a powerful company but not enough to challenge him in his own backyard. Lex Luthor is Lexcorp and Lexcorp is Metropolis. Despite the limitations of Wayne Enterprises, there are some things Lex believes he can use the company for."
How Lex And Bruce Will Come Together Against Superman?
"In terms of Superman, Lex believes Superman can die. For all it's abilities its not immortal. Bruce believes there can be a peaceful solution to the Superman problem."
"Batman vs. Superman" is slated to hit theaters on May 6, 2016.
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