Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor: Exclusive CLIP shows villain of the Batman/Superman Man of Steel sequel.

EXCLUSIVE Clip of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in Man of Steel

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Jan. 31 2014 4:53 PM

EXCLUSIVE Clip of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in Man of Steel

Jesse Eisenberg will play Superman’s arch nemesis Lex Luthor in the sequel to Man of Steel, Warner Bros. announced today.

While the movie is not expected until 2016, Slate has obtained this exclusive clip, originally intended to play after the credits for Man of Steel, that shows the villain’s harrowing origin story.

Video by Andrew Bouvé.

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Andrew Bouvé is an Emmy-nominated freelance video producer and motion graphics artist. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Forrest Wickman is a Slate senior editor. He writes and edits for Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

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