Jesse Eisenberg Says Batman V. Superman Is Not A Cartoonish Superhero Movie

Oscar-nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) sat down with TODAY to promote his new book "Bream Gives Me Hiccups," and was asked about playing Lex Luther in Zack Snyder's upcoming movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

"Yes, it is like the most incredible character," Eisenberg offered. "It was written by this guy, Chris Terrio. This is like his first movie after Argo. He's just this brilliant writer of characters. So this movie is not this kind of cartoonish superhero movie. It is very serious and well acted, well written, well directed movie. It's really phenomenal!"

Listen to Jesse's comments in the video below.

In Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice opens March 25, 2016.