When it comes to Lex Luthor, Superman’s greatest nemesis has existed in fiction nearly as long as the Man of Steel
himself. And as such, the character’s been recast numerous times over the decades, with a variety of talents playing him in both live action and animation.
Most recently – at least in the movies – it was Jesse Eisenberg
’s chance to step up to the plate. In fact, the Zombieland
star played the LexCorp CEO for two films, those being Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. Granted, the latter was technically a cameo, but it still counts.
But when you factor in the ever-changing landscape of the DC Extended Universe, the odds of seeing Eisenberg’s Luthor on screen again are slim to nil. Believe it or not, he pretty much stated that his tenure as Lex is over while appearing on the Happy Sad Confused podcast,