For those who never heard of actor Ray Fisher, you will once the upcoming, untitled and much anticipated Batman-Superman movie is completed and released by Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. The reason why is become The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed on April 24 that Fisher is in negotiations to play Cyborg in the film.
It will be a big leap for Fisher, best known for his portrayal of young Muhammad Ali in the stage production of “Fetch Clay, Make Man.” His experience playing a young boxer will come into to play when he takes on the role of the promising football player, Victor Stone, who becomes the hero known as Cyborg after his life if faced with sudden change.
Cyborg, a superhero that is part-man and part-machine, has been a member of a group of heroes known as the Teen Titans and was recently initiated as a member of the Justice League in 2011 as a part of the DC Entertainment launching of its comic book line as the New 52. Although the role calls for just one scene in the sequel to “Man of Steel”, the character of Cyborg may have a larger role in future movies.
Fisher will be the least known actor in the film, as Ben Afflect has already been cast to play Batman and Gal Gadot will play the role of Wonder Woman. Several other actors have been added but Warmer secretive about what those roles will be as an attempt to keep the whole production of the movie as mysterious as possible.
Ray Fisher will be making his big screed debut in the Zack Snyder film, but that may not be his only film appearance. The young actor’s name has also been attached to rumors for the lead role in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming “Star Wars: Episode VII” film. In the meantime, the untitled Batman-Superman film is expected to hit theatres in May 2016.