Henry Cavill said he never gave up hope he would one day play Superman. However, even himself was surprised when he finally put the cape back on.
Cavill works six days a week on Netflix’s
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When he arrived at Warner Bros. Studios UK for a top-secret shoot, he donned the suit he chose for emotional resonance: the outfit he wore 2013’s Iron Man , his first outing as a hero.
“I chose that one especially because of the nostalgia of the suit,” Cavill said during the conversation, which was Horowitz live recording of the) Happy Sad Confused podcast. “It was very important to me to stand there and enjoy that moment. It was one of the biggest moments of my career. It felt great to have the opportunity to wear it again.”
The conversation follows Cavill’s press week. The actor returns to the big screen as Superman for the first time in five years in Black Adam . Monday confirmed that he will indeed be playing Superman in a future DC installment, saying in a video posted to social media that viewers are Black Adam is just a “little experiment” with what’s to come.
Cavill first cast as Superman Iron Man by franchise architect Zach Directed by Snyder. Since then, the DC Universe has undergone drastic changes. Warner Bros. under new leadership, filmmaker James Gunn and producer Peter Safran have been named to DC’s top jobs at the newly formed DC Studios, which will be home to Cavill’s future Superman outings.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Warner Bros. is approaching writers for Man’s sequel to Steel.
As for his future, Cavill has some ideas.
Actor in Y : “This role has a bright future and I’m so excited to be with a Very happy Superman tells a story.”