Legacy’s New Lex In The DC Universe

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Jesse Eisenberg, who played Lex Luthor in Zack Snyder’s DCEU movies, shares honest advice for the new Lex in DC Universe’s Superman: Legacy.

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  • DCEU star Jesse Eisenberg provided advice for Nicholas Hoult on how to play Lex Luthor, which included stating “Don’t watch me!”.
  • Eisenberg states that he believes that when you play a role, you naturally feel connected to it, regardless of the context or genre.
  • The advice was given during the Sundance Film Festival, where Eisenberg offered his thoughts on Hoult taking on the iconic character.



As Nicholas Hoult is set to play Lex Luthor in Superman: Legacy, DCEU star Jesse Eisenberg offers a piece of advice for the DC Universe actor.

During the Sundance Film Festival, Eisenberg was asked by Variety if he had any tips for Hoult, who will be the next Lex in live-action on the big screen. Eisenberg, who played Lex in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Zack Snyder’s Justice League, offered the following to Hoult:

Don’t watch me! Whenever you play a role you feel connected to it. There’s no way around it. Any time you do anything, even if it’s a movie that’s a Hollywood kind of thing, you connect.

Source: Variety

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