The first photo of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in the upcoming film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has just been released and it's pretty scary.

In the photo, the 31-year-old Eisenberg looks eerie and menacing as he stares into the camera. The actor's bald head certainly adds to the effect. Zack Snyder (2006's "300") is on board to direct the film, and revealed a bit about Eisenberg's take on Superman's archnemesis. "He's not any of the Lexes that you've seen, that's for sure," Snyder told Entertainment Weekly in a story posted Wednesday. "Other than him being a captain of industry and one person to the world and another person to himself. And bald, of course."

The movie is slated for release next March. Eisenberg, a native of Queens, was nominated for a best actor Academy Award for his performance as Facebook co-founder, chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2010's "The Social Network."

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Lollapalooza lineup

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Paul McCartney is ready to take on Lollapalooza 2015 and completely rock out. Come July, the former Beatles bassist (who turns 73 on June 18) will join dozens of acts from Metallica to Sam Smith to Kid Cudi at the Chicago music festival.

McCartney, Metallica and Florence + the Machine (along with Bassnectar) are set to headline the festival. Other acts will include The Weeknd, Of Monsters and Men, TV on the Radio, Marina and the Diamonds and FKA twigs. Lollapalooza runs from July 31 to Aug. 2.

 

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