In addition to the news that Ben Affleck has been cast as Batman, Cosmic Book News exclusively followed that up with mention Bryan Cranston has been cast as Lex Luthor in the Man of Steel sequel also set to star Henry Cavill.
The details we are told include the big announcement will be coming sometime around the series conclusion to Breaking Bad.
E! News featured the story in a segment that aired last night on television following the Chelsea Lately Show, with the episode having replayed today at Noon ET.
The segment that Cosmic Book News gets featured on during E! News is their run-down in regards to true and false rumors and stories. When it came to our Bryan Cranston as Lex Luthor story, E! News stated they weren't sure; that reps weren't available, and that it has caused no backlash.
The same source has also told Cosmic Book News big plans are underway leading to the Justice League Movie, that both actors have signed multi-picture deals, and that Warner Bros. was extremely happy with Ben Affleck in talks regarding the Justice League.
Check out the short clip for yourself: