Casting rumors for the "Man of Steel" sequel have ramped up online, with speculation swirling about who will play Batman and main Superman villain Lex Luthor. Given his career-defining run as the good man gone bad — with a shaved head, to boot — on "Breaking Bad," it's no surprise that Bryan Cranston is the main name popping up. So how does Cranston himself feel about the idea?
"Give me a call," he says with a grin. And to hear Cranston tell it, he's already given some thought as to getting into Luthor's psyche. "I like Lex Luthor. I think he's misunderstood. He's a loveable, sweet man," Cranston says.
Should he sign up for yet another iconic hairless villain though — the film is set for release in the summer of 2015 and would likely shoot next year — at least one person might not be so thrilled: his wife. "She wasn't so keen on the bald head," Cranston admits. "The bald head ages a man. It's just that she didn't know me that way, and the last six years it's all of a sudden like sleeping with a stranger — who was less exciting than her own husband. So I don't blame her for being upset."