More internet rumors are speculating that 2 more DC Comics villains could appear in director Zack Snyder's "Man Of Steel" sequel, "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice":
"'Lex Luthor' will not have many scenes together with Superman because he is working in the background. In this movie, he will be more of a manipulator with Metallo doing most of the physical work.
"The movie will end with an exiled Superman. And the 'Justice League' will be a superhero team approved by the government..."
'Brainiac' first appeared in DC's "Action Comics" #242 (July 1958), created by writer Otto Binder and illustrator Al Plastino.
An extraterrestrial android, Brainiac is responsible for shrinking and stealing 'Kandor', capital city of Superman's beloved home planet 'Krypton'.
Due to complex storylines involving time travel, cloning and revisions of DC's continuity, several variations of Brainiac have appeared, with most incarnations depicting him as a green-skinned being in humanoid form, with a set of diodes protruding from his skull.
His name itself is a combination of the words 'brain' and 'maniac', which squares him nicely into the super-villain category.
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