When the titular characters of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice aren’t trying to make each other bleed, they’ll be dealing with the movie’s true villain Lex Luthor. However, while Luthor is not lacking in intellect, physically he’s not a threat unless he’s wearing that green and purple exosuit. Fortunately, Superman (and possibly Batman) will likely have someone to match brawn with, as it’s being reported that the 2016 blockbuster’s other major villain will one of DC Comics’ top-killing machines: Doomsday.
Superhero news scooper Umberto Gonzalez, a.k.a. El Mayimbe, dropped by the most recent episode of the Shanlian On Batman podcast to make it “official” that Doomsday will be appearing in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Gonzalez compared the super villains’s role in the film to what Darth Vader served as in Star Wars. The Dark Lord of the Sith was the muscle to Grand Moff Tarkin, who Mayimbe considers to be the main villain since he was the brains behind the Death Star. Similarly, Doomsday will be Dawn of Justice’s muscle, while Lex Luthor will serve as the film’s main villain, which we’ve already known about for awhile.
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