Jesse Eisenberg has appeared in films from The social network to Zombie Country. He even played the beloved DC Comics villain Lex Luthor Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Now, the actor is gearing up for one of his own maximum roles yet. During an appearance at the Sarajevo Film Festival, Eisenberg revealed that he is playing the most popular cryptid in the entire country – Bigfoot.
Not only does he play the legendary Sasquatch, but Eisenberg revealed that he will dress in a practical suit and not have a single line in the entire film, an upcoming film from the Zellner Brothers.
“The next movie I’m doing is the Zellner brothers. They’re just these brilliant directors that I’ve wanted to work with for a long time, and I’m playing a Sasquatch,” the actor said. Variety. “With full makeup. With full body hair. No lines — I grumble, but no lines — and I am So I’m looking forward to it”.
At the same event, the actor revealed in a separate post that he would be “shocked” if he ever appeared as Luthor again.
“Listen, I’m not a comic book fan,” Eisenberg said Deadline. “For me, it wasn’t about playing a role that I envisioned since childhood. For me, it was an opportunity to play this great character written by this great writer, and I loved doing that. So, playing him acting is a joy, and not acting is not something I’ll be ashamed to tell my kids about, because that’s not an important genre in my life, even though I loved making this movie.”
“I felt very personal about it,” he told a crowd at the 28th Sarajevo Film Festival. “The writer, Chris Terrio, is a very serious writer and he’s a very emotional person. He put a lot of thought into my character and I put a lot of thought into my character as well. I talked a lot with my coach about my acting about the character, about the story with his father and his emotional life — and then people hate me.”
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice now streaming on HBO Max.
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