Nicholas Hoult in Talks to Play Lex Luthor in ‘Superman: Legacy’

by The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter— Superman: Legacy has found its Lex Luthor, with Nicholas Hoult in talks to play the classic DC villain for James Gunn.

Daily Mail—Nicholas Hoult in talks to play the iconic villain Lex Luthor in Superman: Legacy alongside new Man of Steel played by David Corenswet. Nicholas Hoult will become the latest in a long line of actors to play the villainous Lex Luthor in Warner Bros.' highly-anticipated Superman: Legacy.

Nerdcore Movement—‘Superman: Legacy’: Nicholas Hoult In Talks to Play Lex Luthor, Two New Roles Confirmed by James Gunn. "Superman: Legacy" may have found its villain with Nicholas Hoult in talks to play Lex Luthor while two more supporting roles including Jimmy Olsen have been filled—Nicholas Hoult to Play Lex Luthor in Superman: Legacy. Nicholas Hoult may have played fan-favorite Hank McCoy/Beast in the latter X-Men movies, but he’s now set to make the jump to DC as one of the world’s most infamous villains. According to Deadline, Hoult has joined the cast of Superman: Legacy as Lex Luthor a.k.a. Superman’s archnemesis. We don’t