Producing a Hollywood blockbuster isn’t a cheap feat. Every detail matters, especially when it comes to casting. Catastrophic casting decisions can ruin a movie, even if it had potential.
Jesse Eisenberg in Batman v. Superman
When you think Lex Luthor, you’re probably not thinking Jesse Eisenberg. Fans were excited to see who would play the notorious comic book villain until Eisenberg came on screen. One critic said that Eisenberg “[came] across like an improbable, and thoroughly unappetizing, blend of Tracy Flick and the Joker.”