Henry Cavill: the new Superman

Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill

The British actor is rumoured to be very pleased that he has landed the role as Superman in the next movie about the most famous superhero.

Best known for his character in the BBC’s ‘The Tudors’, the star was very popular whilst playing Charles Brandon

He was once dubbed “the unluckiest man in Hollywood” by Empire magazine, after missing out on several roles including Batman and James Bond.

After being beaten by Brandon Routh to the Superman role in 2006 movie, Superman Returns, this is a sure victory for the up-and-coming actor.

Being the third British actor to be cast as a Hollywood superhero recently, the star is excited to start filming and ready to don the famous Superman costume.

Cavill, who was born in Jersey, follows in the footsteps of Christian Bale as Batman and Andrew Garfield, who is the new Spider-Man.

However, the film is to be directed byZa ck Snyder, who said in a statement that Cavill was “the perfect choice to don the cape and S shield.”

The new Superman movie has no title or release date yet but let’s hope it lives up to the original!

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