Mark Zuckerberg to Play Lex Luthor. Jesse Eisenberg Cast for the Role.

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Jesse_Eisenberg_2009Guess all of that speculation and rumors were wrong. Warner Bros. has announced today that Jesse Eisenberg has been cast as Lex Luthor in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel.

Eisenberg who has starred in Now You See Me, The Social Network and Zombieland, will take on the iconic villain role of Luthor. In The Social Network Eisenberg played Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, so it’ll be interesting to see how that role might play into this version of Luthor.

Director Zack Snyder said about the casting and character:

Lex Luthor is often considered the most notorious of Superman’s rivals, his unsavory reputation preceding him since 1940. What’s great about Lex is that he exists beyond the confines of the stereotypical nefarious villain. He’s a complicated and sophisticated character whose intellect, wealth and prominence position him as one of the few mortals able to challenge the incredible might of…

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Empire magazine covers show off X-Men DoFP characters [UPDATED]

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Empire Magazine are running no less than 25 covers for their X-Men: Days of Future Past exclusive issue. The magazine are drip-feeding the reveals, We covered the first bunch of reveals yesterday, but Empire have been steadily revealing more of their collectible ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ covers. Check them out below:

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Weekly Recommendation: Horns

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It’s the beginning of the week, and that means that its time for me to put out into the world another recommendation for everyone to ponder. This week I’m straying away from the comic book genre and entering the world of literature, to recommend one of my favourite books of all time- by an author who is quickly becoming one of my must read authors. This week I’m whole heartedly recommending that you go out and read ‘Horns’ by Joe Hill if you haven’t already. Continue reading

Dark Horse Donates Digital Comic Collection to Children’s Cancer Association

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Dark Horse Comics is turning pages for the Children’s Cancer Association with its digital comics. The entire Dark Horse Digital collection, which features over three thousand comics, will be made available for CCA’s program.

The Children’s Cancer Association partners with six Portland-area health care providers, including Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and others, to offer programs and services free of charge to seriously ill children, teens, and their families. CCA’s programs and resources can now also be found in thirty-three pediatric hospitals across the nation.

Dark Horse Comics is also donating four Apple iPads to the charity for CCA’s use. These iPads will be loaded with Dark Horse content and will feature an age gate for kids twelve and under.

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