Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored To Play Martian Manhunter In Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.03.2014
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In an interview with the BBC at the GQ Men of the Year awards, Benedict Cumberbatch commented on rumors that he would appear as Martian Manhunter in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.
He said: "That's a fun one, I've not heard that one until tonight. I'm going to let that rumor run."
Warner Bros is rumored to have a 2017 release date ready for Justice League. Martian Manhunter, aka J'onn J'onzz, first appeared in 1955. He is, obviously, a Martian. His superpowers include telepathy, shape-shifting, super speed and flight.
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is filming in Detroit with Ben Affleck as an older Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman. It will be released in spring 2016.