Jesse Eisenberg Reveals Whether Or Not He Will Return As Lex Luthor In JUSTICE LEAGUE Next Year

Jesse Eisenberg Reveals Whether Or Not He Will Return As Lex Luthor In JUSTICE LEAGUE Next Year

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice wrapped up with Lex Luthor behind bars, but will he return to haunt the Caped Crusader's newly formed team in Justice League? Jesse Eisenberg reveals all...

Asked about returning in Justice League earlier this year, Jesse Eisenberg admitted to being uncertain about whether or not he would be asked to return as Lex Luthor. However, during an appearance at the MCM London Comic Con today, the actor confirmed to those in attendance that he will reprise his Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice role. However, just how significant a part will be play? 

"I'm kind of in wait," he revealed. "They just started filming Justice League, so I'm kind of like waiting for my crack at it. I don't know what I'm allowed to say, because I feel like there's probably some drone following me from DC, and if I say anything wrong I get, you know, picked off. But yeah I think so, and I love it, and I love everybody who's in it. You know, it's a really talented group of people."

It's hard to say just how much screentime Lex is going to have based on these comments, but it wouldn't be too surprising if it's little more than an cameo, especially if shooting is already underway and he hasn't been asked to start his work on the movie just yet. Regardless, it makes sense that the villain is going to appear, especially if rumours about Steppenwolf being the big bad are accurate.
 
Eisenberg is also rumoured to appear in Suicide Squad later this year, so it's clear that Luthor's role in the DC Films Universe moving forward will be a big one. Are you excited to see him return? 
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