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VIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor) squirms when quizzed on Batman vs Superman

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Written by Zen Terrelonge

The internet exploded when curly-haired motormouth Jesse Eisenberg was named Lex Luthor in the forthcoming Batman vs Superman movie just a couple of weeks ago.

I named five reasons I don’t look at him and see Luthor, though there’s no denying he’s talented.

Fans, of course, were very keen on Bryan Cranston to clinch the role having served time as bald genius Heisenberg on Breaking Bad, while Joaquin Phoenix was said to be on the studio’s hit list.

Despite that, a video captured back in October 2013 has surfaced, suggesting Eisenberg had been approached by Warner Bros some time ago, with footage showing him very awkwardly dodging Total Film’s questions about Batman vs Superman.

If only Richard Ayoade, director of Eisenberg’s forthcoming The Double movie, wasn’t there to bail him out…

Check out the video below.