Giancarlo Esposito as DC’s Brainiac in Man Of Steel 2 fan art

The Boys and The Mandalorian actor Giancarlo Esposito is portrayed in Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel 2 as the legendary Superman villain Brainiac.

New fan art for man of steel 2 Giancarlo Esposito introduces himself as the DC Comics villain Brainiac. After years of being absent from the DCU, Henry Cavill’s Superman has finally returned to the franchise as he appeared in the Black Adam Post-credits scene. However, his brief encounter with the anti-hero of Dwayne Johnson is just the beginning for the British star, as Cavill has explained that his scene in Black Adam was just the beginning of what was to come. Although not confirmed by Warner Bros. Discovery and DC Studios, man of steel 2 is reportedly in active development with Cavill’s DC character.


No filmmaker or author is appropriate man of steel 2Your fans are already imagining which Superman villain will go up against Cavill’s character. Skull101ify, a graphic artist, recently designed what Esposito would look like as legendary DC Comics nemesis Brainiac. While sharing it on Instagram, he also used Esposito’s audio language to give an idea of ​​how Brainiac might sound when the actor portrays him. Check out his work below:

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Should Brainiac be the villain for Man Of Steel 2?

Krypton's Brainiac on Syfy

While there are no rumors or reports that Esposito is a candidate for Brainiac, the legendary Superman villain would be a solid choice for him man of steel 2. Almost ten years have passed since the first man of Steel Episode hit cinemas, and during Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice was co-headlining with Cavill, a proper sequel has yet to be made. Recently, Superman has had an active presence on the small screen with Tyler Hoechlin in The CW’s Arrowverse franchise Superman & Lois TV show entering its third season.

In light of Superman’s absence from the big screen, Warner Bros. Discovery boss David Zaslav has made it clear on more than one occasion that he wants the Man of Steel to have an active film franchise again. By the time man of steel 2 happened, it will be more than a decade since he had his own film, which means DC Studios must set big goals for its sequel. Someone as big as Brainiac has already proven to excel in other Superman media, including Kleinville and krypton, played by James Marsters and Blake Ritson respectively. Even Zack Snyder considered Brainiac the big culprit if he had made it man of steel 2.

To have someone as talented as Esposito, whose presence is always felt on screen, like Brainiac, would be a significant win for the DCU. Not only is Esposito a consistently strong performer physically, but just hearing his voice tells you he’s almost always a power player. Whether or not man of steel 2 uses Brainiac at the end remains to be seen, but it would be a colossal way to restart Cavill’s franchise by bringing one of his most formidable enemies to life in the DCU. Hopefully, with the plans of Peter Safran and James Gunn’s DC Studios, Brainiac will ideally have a future in Cavill’s film franchise, if that’s the case man of steel 2 or the following installments.

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