'Batman V. Superman' Rumor: LexCorp Will Be a Young & Edgy Company

The latest 'Batman V. Superman' rumor suggests that LexCorp will be a young and edgy company a la Google, with Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) as its mastermind.

Lex Luthor's Lexcorp Young and Edgy

While filming on the recently subtitled Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice is moving along nicely, rumors continue to swirl around the film about everything from who'll be in it and who they'll be playing to just what we can expect to see from the sequel that will eventually lead into a full-blown Justice League movie, also to be directed by Zack Snyder.

As one of the most anticipated films of 2016, the latest talk on Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice centers on Emily Blunt possibly playing Catwoman, while another rumor suggests that Detective Jim Gordon might make an appearance, as well. Meanwhile, fans have been going crazy in the last few months over the first looks of Ben Affleck as Batman, the Batmobile and Gal Gadot (sort of) as Wonder Woman.

And our next sneak peek may come sooner than we think. Batman News is reporting from a supposed source close to production that filming on Batman V. Superman is heading to LexCorp next week, a place being described as a young, edgy company a la Google. So basically, imagine a really cool modern style building with extensive amenities and employees that are smart and intimidating. Like, say, ones that might be found at the offices of Facebook?

Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice

If the above rumor is true, it makes sense now why Jesse Eisenberg, who starred as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, was chosen for the role of Lex Luthor. He already has that young evil genius thing down pat. And with the scenes at LexCorp to be shot on June 12th and 13th (with Eisenberg supposedly in attendance), we should know soon enough how Luthor will be played and most importantly whether or not he'll be bald.

Also, if Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is going with a younger, more ambitious Lex Luthor, who it appears is still on the rise to power, then it's possible that the character will continue on into the next film (or at least another entry down the line). As Warner Bros. hopes to replicate the success of Marvel's cinematic universe, it's only right that they try to establish a sense of continuity that will take their DC movies to that next level.

What do you think, Screen Rant readers? Are you happy with this vision of LexCorp and Lex Luthor as a tech mastermind rather than a powerful businessman? Or maybe he'll be both? Let us know in the comments.


Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice is scheduled for May 6th, 2016.

Source: Batman News

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