Quantcast
Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 37 weeks 6 days ago

Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored For Martian Manhunter In Batman Vs. Superman

Body

17030

Yesterday saw a reporter for the BBC tweet that Benedict Cumberbatch did not deny having a villain role in Batman Vs. Superman.

Now the BBC reports further on the conversation in that Benedict Cumberbatch didn't deny he may be playing the Martian Manhunter.

The BBC brought up rumor of the actor playing Martian Manhunter with Cumberbatch responding: "That's a fun one, I've not heard that one until tonight. I'm going to let that rumour run."

Other characters that some have speculated Cumberbatch may be playing include The Riddler and even Brainiac.

17031

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has a March 25, 2016 release starring Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Ray Fisher as Cyborg with Callan Mulvey, Holly Hunter and Tao Okamoto in new character roles for the film. Justice League is to follow directed by Zack Snyder as well.

For more news on the "Man of Steel" and related movies head on over to the Cosmic Book News Superman movie hub.

Latest Images

More From Cosmic Book News:

Batmobile in high-def action chasing the Joker around the streets of Toronto.
Here is your list of comic books and related merchandise on sale for this week.
Benoist auditioned ten times over the course of two-and-a-half months for the role.
Video with Hayley Atwell at the Houston Comicpalooza.
Similar to Batman Begins? Or a Guardians of the Galaxy?
What happens when heroes, villains and time travel collide?
Hogan becoming the most evil man in the world?
Appears on the UK's Graham Norton Show promoting Tomorrowland.
Master Chief takes on a couple of Call of Duty noobs in a battle to the death and more.