This Article is From Jul 24, 2015

Eli Snyder May Play Robin in Batman v Superman

Eli Snyder May Play Robin in Batman v Superman

A still from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Los Angeles: Director Zack Snyder's son, Eli, will reportedly play the role of Robin in upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

It was confirmed that Robin will make an appearance in film, with the trailer, which released during Comic-Con International in San Diego, earlier this month. In the trailer, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) looks at Robin's suit which has, "HAHAHAHA Joke's On You, Batman!" written on it.

Eli will reportedly play the younger version of Robin in a flashback scene with The Joker, played by Jared Leto.

According to sources, Eli possesses the physical qualification to play the role of Robin. "He is 6'0" and weighs 174 pounds. He's also actively involved in football club in his high school," said a source.

Further, he will reportedly portray the role of Jason Todd, the second Robin in comics.

If this is true, then Eli will be the third actor to play Robin on the big screen following Burt Ward in Batman: The Movie and Chris O'Donnell in Batman Forever and "Batman and Robin.

Eli was previously seen in some of his father's films. He played young Leonidas in 300 and young Rorschach in Watchmen.

Batman v Superman: The Dawn of Justice features an epic battle between two mighty heroes, Superman (Henry Cavill) and Batman (Ben Affleck), in which other DC's superheroes team up to resolve the conflict. The highly-anticipated movie will release on March 25.