Jesse Eisenberg in talks to star in ‘Suicide Squad’ as Lex Luthor, reports Deadline

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Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor will be introduced to audiences in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in March 2016, but according to a new report, he’ll be in Suicide Squad later that year as well.

Deadline says that Warner Bros. and Jesse Eisenberg are currently in talks to have Lex Luthor appear in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, which is set for an August 5, 2016 release.

In addition to Eisenberg, Warner Bros. is also trying to get Tom Hardy, Will Smith, and Margot Robbie to sign on in lead roles.

SOURCE: Deadline