Henry Cavill is about at hand his Superman cape over to a brand new actor. Following his appearances as Superman in Man of Metal, Batman v. Superman: Daybreak of Justice, and Justice League, Cavill was reportedly going to appear in DC’s upcoming Shazam!, however after “talks broke down,” it seems that Cavill is now completed taking part in the long-lasting superhero, based on The Hollywood Reporter.
Warner Bros. had hoped to have Cavill seem as Superman in Shazam!, however as a result of “scheduling conflicts,” the looks didn’t work out, and now “the door is now closing on different potential Superman appearances,” based on the report. On high of that, Warners reportedly wants to focus extra on a Supergirl movie, and since they aren’t “prone to make a solo Superman movie for at the least a number of years,” Cavill is on the best way out because the hero.
“Whereas no selections have been made concerning any upcoming Superman movies, we’ve all the time had nice respect for and an excellent relationship with Henry Cavill, and that is still unchanged,” a Warner Bros. spokesperson mentioned in an announcement after the Hollywood Reporter story was printed.
Cavill lately signed on to star because the lead in The Witcher series for Netflix, however that call reportedly got here after the problems with the Shazaam! cameo look. Deadline picked up on the THR report and added that Warner Bros. has been making an attempt to determine a “completely different course” for the Superman franchise, and that they had been “contemplating casting Michael B. Jordan within the function down the highway.”
Jordan is coming off of a critically-acclaimed appearance in Black Panther because the villain Erik Killmonger, and he’ll be seen next in Creed II alongside Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, and Florian Munteanu
If Cavill does cease taking part in Superman, he won’t be the one iconic character getting a makeover. Each Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter have reported that Ben Affleck may be changed as Batman with a youthful actor for Matt Reeves’ Batman movie.
As extra data comes out about Cavill, we are going to replace this story.