Long-Haired LEX LUTHOR Transforming to Bald Involves Eisenberg's Greatest Scene!

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Lex Luthor's hairdo change involves Jesse Eisenberg's greatest scene!

Why is Lex Luthor not BALD in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice? Where in the comics did he ever have long locks? That's the first and foremost complaint from the comic book fans on Jesse Eisenberg's incarnation of the popular Superman-nemesis. We have seen Eisenberg's super-baddie bald in neither of the trailers of Batman V Superman released till date.

Comic book fans don't tolerate changes! If they didn't tolerate The Thing of Josh Trank's Fant4stic without a pant, why would they tolerate a Lex Luthor with long hairs? Well, they won't have to! Warner Bros did release a first look at Eisenberg's Luthor shaved bald earlier last year. That obviously means at some point in Batman V Superman, he will get his long brown locks shaved off. And that would be a scene to watch according to Jesse Eisenberg.

In a recent interview with LA Times, the interviewer asked him to explain Lex Luthor's new hairdo. In his response, the actor at first joked that there would be "˜one of those Wile E. Coyote things' where the piano comes down from the sky erratically on his head. Then he stated:

"When you see the movie, you’ll see. It’s the greatest scene that I’ve ever gotten to take part in "” it accounts for the change in hair.

Jesse Eisenberg Bewildered Playing Lex Luthor!

Lex Luthor

He is disconcerted & bewildered playing Lex Luthor!

Looks isn't the only thing people didn't like about Eisenberg's incarnation of the character. His style of talking is something which many found similar to The Joker and not the previous incarnations of Lex Luthor! I read one Tweet where the guy questioned that if someone accidentally told the actor that he's supposed to be playing the Clown Prince of Crime! Another tweet conceived if he is a better Joker than Jared Leto!

But Jesse Eisenberg has a different reasoning for hanging around miles away from the previous incarnations of Lex Luthor. He explained:

"When you’re doing a movie like this and playing a character that’s already been played, the further away it is from those previous incarnations the better. Because chances are, especially with a guy like Gene Hackman or Kevin Spacey, you’re not going to get favorably compared.

Well, he isn't "˜compared favorably' even now! And he won't be, at least until Batman V Superman hits the theaters. The actor understands that very well. He shared:

"The only difference between this movie and everything else I’ve ever been in is this has an audience that has prior expectations, and that’s the only thing that I find disconcerting because it feels like some people are occasionally ready to get angry at me for the part they haven’t seen me play yet. It’s bewildering.

On the next page – Eisenberg talks on Luthor’s backstory, Snyder talks approaching the actor for another role & a look at the Batman V Superman villain!

Eisenberg's Lex Luthor has a Tragic Backstory!

Lex Luthor

Lex Luthor has a tragic backstory in Batman V Superman!

In the interview, Eisenberg claimed that his character has "˜a core of reality'. He went on to say:

"[Luthor] has a back story that’s tragic and an emotional inner life that’s authentic.

Eisenberg further added:

"It was my interest in playing the character with a real emotional core, and this writer, Chris Terrio’s interest in creating a character that seemed viable in reality.

Eisenberg doesn't think "˜self-aggrandizing' would be a right word to use for his character in Batman V Superman. According to the actor, calling him by that would be like saying "˜the Titanic was a sailboat'! He explained:

"He is a narcissist of the first order but complicated in that way as well in that he is terribly troubled and competitive and vengeful.

He concluded by saying that his character doesn't see Superman as "˜somebody to destroy'. But he looks at the Son of Krypton as a "˜genuine threat to humanity'.

Eisenberg Approached for a Role Opposite to Lex Luthor!

Zack Snyder

He approached Eisenberg for another role originally!

The same website caught up with the director of the movie Zack Snyder over phone. He revealed to them that he originally approached Jesse Eisenberg for another role in Batman V Superman. When the actor rejected that part, he offered him the "˜cooler' role of Lex Luthor. So, what was that role? Snyder doesn't want to reveal! Here's how he teased:

"Let’s call it a secret, but nevertheless it was the exact opposite of Lex Luthor.

The director also added that the actor "˜embraced' Luthor when he found out who he was and he wasn't immune to the reality of playing the "˜super-scary character'!

New Look at Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor!

Back in December 2015, we came across a faux but official interview of Lex Luthor by Ron Troupe. That’s featured in the latest issue of Wired. And on the cover, we find a new look at Jesse Eisenerg’s villainous character! Check it out below (via Instagram)!

A new look at Lex Luthor!

A new look at Lex Luthor!

Do you get to see the "˜S' on Superman's chest for Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor? In case you don't know, that "˜S' is the symbol of HOPE! Share via comments!

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