While this is the last season of Breaking Bad, fans can still get their fix of the bald headed Bryan Cranston. Word has it that the actor has been signed on to play Superman’s infamous nemesis, Lex Luthor, in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel. Reports even going as far to state the actor has signed a six movie deal with DC Comics, according to Cosmic Book News.
Cranston is best known for his role as Walter White in the groundbreaking series, Breaking Bad. Walter White has reached the point of breaking bad and has everyone cringing every week with what he’ll do next. That bad guyness is sure to rub off in the Man of Steel sequel as he takes on the role of Lex Luther.
“Cranston is truly a dream casting for Luther,” said a source to Cosmic Book News. Cranston will reportedly make at least six appearances or even more to be seen in an array of films set within the interconnected DC Comics universe. Cosmic Book News claims that Warner Bros. is waiting to make the official announcement at the end of Breaking Bad this September.
This news follows last week’s controversial announcement of Ben Affleck as Batman in the same film. Affleck has signed a deal that includes 13 total appearances.