Just who exactly is playing Lex Luthor in the sequel to this summer’s ‘Man of Steel’? Rumor has it that the role is going to be a substantial one and two actors, Mark Strong and Bryan Cranston, are both being considered.
Mark Strong (born 5 August 1963) is an English actor. He is best known for his roles in films such as RocknRolla, Body of Lies, Syriana, The Young Victoria, Sherlock Holmes, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Kick-Ass, Green Lantern, Zero Dark Thirty, Robin Hood, and John Carter. He often portrays villains or antagonists.
Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956) is an American actor, voice actor, writer, and director. He is best known for his roles as Hal in the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle and as Walter White in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, for which he won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series three consecutive times. Aside from his work in television, Cranston has also starred in several critically acclaimed Hollywood and independent films such as Saving Private Ryan, Little Miss Sunshine, Drive, and Argo.