Batman V Superman Rumor: Mark Strong or Bryan Cranston as Lex Luthor?

Lex Luthor Man of Steel Cameo

The topic of the Batman vs. Superman sequel to Man of Steel is heating up something fierce. While we've been discussing fanboy goodies like reasons why a Superman/Batman movie can be a hit or what comic books to draw from, other websites have been digging for any scoops they can related to the film, resulting in some conflicting casting rumors that are (in our humble opinion) good either way, no matter what turns out to be true.

We've already discussed why a Clark Kent/Bruce Wayne/Lex Luthor setup is best for Man of Steel 2, and even actor choices to play a mature Bruce/Batman - but what about Luthor? Which actors are suited to portraying Superman's archenemies, a serpentine businessman who is also the greatest criminal mind of his time?

According to El Mayimbe at Latino-Review - via some not-so-subtle Twitter hints - Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston is the man Warner Bros. is looking at to play the new Lex Luthor:

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