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Michael Rosenbaum Begs to Be in Man of Steel Sequel

Written by Jude Terror on Friday, June 28 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Michael Rosenbaum Begs to Be in Man of Steel Sequel

The Smallville actor is desperate for a job as Lex Luthor in Man of Steel 2, and he's not ashamed to let everyone know about it.

Source: Spinoff

It's been two years since Michael Rosenbaum last played Superman villain Lex Luthor on the WB teen drama Smallville, but the actor apparently hasn't given up hope of a career revival. In response to speculation on who might play Luthor in a Man of Steel sequel, Rosenbaum has been advocating that he reprise the role in the social media equivalent of sneaking into a crowd of people that's debating the topic and shouting, in a high pitched voice, "how about Michael Rosenbaum?" and then moving quickly to another part of the crowd and saying, in a low pitched voice, "yeah! Michael Rosenbaum is perfect for the job!"



But can a C-List TV actor really take his character to the big screen in a big budget superhero movie? We're thinking probably not. But if not Rosenbaum, who should play Luthor? We asked Comicbooks.net reporter Gus Sterlingham, who must be a Man of Steel expert judging by the approximately seventeen daily hit-baiting articles Comicbooks.net publishes about the film, for his take on it.

"I think that it's likely Michael Rosenbaum will play Lex Luthor in an upcoming Man of Steel sequel," Sterlingham told us. "I mean, I could give you the top five reasons Michael Rosenbaum would make a great Lex Luthor in Man of Steel 2."

"At the same time," countered Sterlingham, "there are probably lots of actors up for the role of Lex Luthor in Man of Steel 2. Joseph Gordon Levitt may eventually be rumored to be playing Lex Luthor in Man of Steel 2. And if Vin Deisel's talks with Marvel about starring in an upcoming Marvel movie like Avengers 2 or Guardians of the Galaxy 2 don't pan out, Vin Deisel could definitely make a good candidate to play Lex Luthor in Man of Steel 2, at which point we'd probably see rumors that Vin Deisel is talking to Warner Bros. about joining the Man of Steel 2 cast."

Okay, that doesn't really tell us anything. It's just a bunch of keyword heavy nonsense designed to maximize search engine traffic. We told him as much, and Sterlingham backed quietly away, eyes darting back and forth nervously. After a few steps, he took off running.

So what do you think, dear readers? Is Rosenbaum the man for the job? If not, who would you prefer?


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