Man Of Steel 2: Lex Luthor or Doomsday cast?

300: Rise Of An Empire star Callan Mulvey lined up for villain role in Batman Vs Superman

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Callan Mulveyin 300: Rise Of An Empire
Callan Mulvey in 300: Rise Of An Empire

According to Variety, Zero Dark Thirty and 300: Rise Of An Empire star¬†Callan Mulvey is in the frame for the villain role in Zack Snyder’s Batman Vs Superman¬†sequel to 2013′s Man Of Steel.

He doesn’t exactly fit the traditional image of the older, balding Lex Luthor, but the younger, more intense Callan Mulvey could easily be a more aggressive and youthful version of Superman’s nemesis that fits the tone of the DC movie universe.

The other alternative, however, is that¬† Mulvey will be mo-capping Hulk-style the film’s other rumoured villain, Doomsday.

Read our review of¬†Man Of Steel¬†here¬†and our defence of Ben Affleck¬†here.¬†Man Of Steel¬†is out to own 2 December 2013 ‚Äď pre-order it¬†on Blu-ray for ¬£18.50,¬†DVD for ¬£12.75¬†or¬†3D Blu-ray for ¬£20.50¬†from Amazon.co.uk

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