Warner Bros wants to rope in Hollywood actor Joaquin Phoenix for a role in the forthcoming film ‘Batman vs Superman’.
The studio is reportedly considering the Oscar-nominated actor to play main antagonist Lex Luthor in the film.
However, if he is offered the role it is uncertain whether he’ll accept the big-budget film, which he has avoided in recent years. Callan Mulvey, Jason Momoa, Tom Hardy and Bryan Cranston were among others previously rumored for the role.
The ‘Man of Steel’ sequel, which is slated to release in summer 2015, features Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Ben Affleck (Batman) Henry Cavill's (Superman) and Amy Adams (Lois Lane).