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Jesse Eisenberg to Play Lex Luthor in ‘Batman vs. Superman,’ Jeremy Irons to Play Alfred

In a weird twist in the world of casting, Warner Bros. announced to say that The Social Network’s Jesse Eisenberg will play DC’s most infamous villain, Lex Luthor, in Batman vs. Superman. Zack Snyder, director of Batman vs. Superman, commented on Eisenberg’s casting, saying Eisenberg will be a great addition to the series, and will help bring an interesting new take to the character.

In addition to Eisenberg joining the series, Warner Bros. also announced that Jeremy Irons will play the iconic role of Alfred in Batman vs. Superman, saying how excited he is that such a …


‘Batman Vs. Superman’ Release Moved To May 2016

Holy delays Batman!

In a move that is not that surprising, the upcoming DC epic, Batman vs. Superman, has been pushed back a whopping ten months, from July 2015 to May 2016. With all the news buzzing around about a possible Nightwing, Wonder Woman casting, DC cameos galore, and a massive budget, it comes as no surprise that the film’s production has been extended.

This is a massive undertaking for Warner Bros, and at times, it seems that they are trying way too hard to catch up to The Avengers with only one film under their belt. Although saddening …


Affleck’s Batman Will Redefine The Character

It seems that Ben Affleck has indulged us a little more than usual as of late, giving some insight into what we will see in DC’s upcoming Batman vs. Superman.

In a recent interview with Playboy Magazine, Affleck states that the film will portray Batman in a “way that doesn’t compete with the Bale and Chris Nolan Batman but still exists within the Batman canon. It will be an older and wiser version, particularly as he relates to Henry Cavill’s Superman character.”

With all the news surrounding the character and film as of late, it seems that Synder and …


Domain Names Hint To Possible ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ Official Title

For weeks, even months now, I have written up on a lot of the awesome and exciting news surrounding Man of Steel‘s sequel, the first DC comics based film of this generation to feature a crossover between characters.

Through all the rumors, casting announcements, and everything in between, the film has only been referred to as Batman vs. Superman. While catchy and intriguing at the least, this title has never been confirmed as official, even though most, if not all of the individuals working on the film referred to it as such.

But, we now may have some …


A “Semi-Retired” Batman “Controlling Drones From The Batcave” In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

The coming weeks and months are going to prove very informative when it comes to the upcoming DC/Warner Bros. film, Batman vs. Superman. For now at least, we have something to ease the wait, and this time around it is actually really intriguing.

Daniel Alter, a producer from Warner Bros. and Relativity Media, has an interesting tweet for us fans. Reading that he cannot wait to see a “semi-retired/not speaking to Robin” Batman, who is “controlling drones from the batcave,” it seems that Warner Bros. wasn’t kidding when they said that we were getting a seasoned and weary Batman. …


David S. Goyer Talks ‘Man of Steel’ Sequel

We here at Under The Gun are crazed at all the news coming about for the new Superman vs. Batman face-off film. Trudging through Ben Affleck announcements, shooting locations, and all types of rumors alike, it is nice to see that screenwriter David S. Goyer has spoken about the recent developments of the film personally.

In what is the most exciting quote from recent Batman related news, Goyer says that “we’re a bit further along than what I think people realize.” If you remember back to the first few weeks after Man of Steel‘s release, Warner Brothers went ahead …

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Ben Affleck Responds To Batman Casting Criticism: “I’m A Big Boy”

Well done, Jimmy Fallon. You continue to be way cooler than anyone gives you credit.

The decision to cast Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming sequel to Man Of Steel has been the hottest debate topic for movie and comic book nerds since its announcement a few weeks ago. Seemingly everyone with the ability to share their opinion on the matter has offered whatever string of words they could muse, but until last night no one had heard a reaction from the new Bruce Wayne.

Taking the stage on Jimmy Fallon’s late night show, Ben Affleck spoke openly for …

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The New Batman (Ben Affleck) Will Be “Seasoned” And “Weary”

As many of you know, Ben Affleck has been cast in the role of Batman in the upcoming Man Of Steel sequel, set to be released in 2015. According to Deadline, Warner Bros’ CEO, Kevin Tsujihara, told investors at this year’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference that this Batman will be seasoned, tired and weary. He and Superman will not see eye to eye, hence the Batman V Superman logo. What does that mean for the Batman character? Well looks like we will find out July 17, 2015, which is the tentative release date for …

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Justin Timberlake Wants To Play The Riddler

In a recent interview with New York’s Fresh 102.7, pop culture messiah Justin Timberlake weighed in on his thoughts on all of the news surrounding the new Batman vs. Superman film in the works. He spoke in favor of Ben Affleck undergoing the role of Batman, his thoughts on being offered the part of Robin, and what villain he would most want to take on. Between the reunion of ‘NSYNC and his chat-smashing new record, it appears nothing is impossible for J.T. in 2013. Click “Read More” to check out exactly what Justin had to say in the interview.…


Matt Damon Comments On Ben Affleck As Batman

The internet has been buzzing with praise and fury over the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming Man Of Steel sequel since the announcement hit the web late last week. Even though the focus of the film will still be on Henry Cavill’s (questionable) portrayal of Clark Kent, nerds and fanboys worldwide seem worried that the man many blame for Daredevil will somehow soil the cowl Chris Nolan and Christian Bale worked so hard to resurrect. Affleck has not responded to this chatter, but in a new interview with The Times Of India frequent collaborator Matt Damon …


Bryan Cranston Of ‘Breaking Bad’ Will Be Lex Luthor In Multiple Films

Everyone’s all upset about Ben Affleck being Batman and is missing out on the good news that one of the greatest actors of recent memory is going to play a great villain. Bryan Cranston, best known as either Walter White on Breaking Bad or Malcolm’s father on Malcolm in the Middle, will play Lex Luthor in a series of films. The contract he signed is reportedly a six film deal, and will start with an appearance in the upcoming sequel to Man of Steel.

The only part that’s weird to think about is that Ben Affleck’s deal was …


HOLY SH!T: Ben Affleck Is The New Batman

Shut down the internet for the night, folks. It doesn’t get much bigger than this.

According to Variety, Ben Affleck will portray Batman in the upcoming ‘Superman & Batman‘ film to be released by Warner Bros in 2015. This is not a joke or a prank. Daredevil is the new Batman.

“We knew we needed an extraordinary actor to take on one of DC Comics’ most enduringly popular Super Heroes, and Ben Affleck certainly fits that bill, and then some,” WB president Greg Silverman said in a statement.…