Article Who Should Have Actually Been Cast in Batman vs. Superman

By Andrew Bridgman / February 10, 2014

1. Lex Luthor: BRYAN CRANSTON

Who Should Have Actually Been Cast in Batman vs Superman

Bryan Cranston was long rumored for the part of Lex Luthor - the villainous antagonist to Superman. Despite the gravitas and sheer talent he would have brought to the role, they gave it to Jesse Eisenberg. Uh, we wanted HEISENBERG, Zack Snyder, not EISENBERG. Bryan Cranston has already proved he has the menacing glare, the acting ability, and the "looking cool with a shaved head"-ness that the role of Luthor requires.

 

2. Bruce Wayne / Batman: BRYAN CRANSTON

Who Should Have Actually Been Cast in Batman vs Superman

"I am the night"? Psh - try "I AM THE DANGER!" Bryan Cranston could act circles around Ben "Gigli" Affleck. Even when the two shared scenes in Argo, it became clear that Affleck was desperately out of his league next to the Cran-man. Bryan Cranston as Walter White was pretty much Batman already - the voice, the brutal doling out of justice, and - hell - he even had his own Robin in Jesse Pinkman. The true dark knight is Bryan Cranston.

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