With the highly-anticipated DCEU movie of the year, Black Adam doing so well at the box office – it set the stage for an even more anticipated return of Henry Cavill as Superman.
Henry Cavill has officially announced that he will don the cape of Superman again, taking the DC fandom by shock. The fans are absolutely thrilled by the news.
Cavill posted a picture of himself dressed as the iconic Man of Steel on Instagram and wrote – “A very small taste of what’s to come, my friends. The dawn of hope renewed. Thank you for your patience, it will be rewarded.” And he spoke for a while in the video and stated – “I wanted to make it official that I am back as Superman.”
The fans can’t contain themselves; even Instagram’s official account commented on Cavill’s post saying Kal El Returns.
With news out, we can only assume that Henry Cavill might reprise his role for the most awaited movie, Man of Steel 2. The first installment was in development for almost a decade; those efforts were mostly abandoned a few years ago. Although Cavill does not specifically mention Man of Steel 2 in his Superman comeback video, there is little doubt that the movie is a part of the plans he is hinting about the sequel.
Warner Bros executive Toby Emmerich and Henry Cavill had fallen apart; Toby felt that Cavill and his crew would not work with the studio, resulting in Cavill’s manager claiming that the actor’s appearance was in Shazam qualified as one of his legally required appearances. He supposedly further added, “Henry Cavill is now persona non grata, he’s not gonna play ball with the studio? He will never be Superman again.”
However, we can now move past this drama, and the fans can let out a sigh.
A decade ago, in the 2013 film “Man of Steel,” Cavill debuted as Superman. Since then, he has only appeared as the Son of Krypton a few times: in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” in 2016, “Justice League” in 2017, “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” in 2021, and a brief post-credits cameo in “Black Adam.”
The release of Black Adam laid the foundation for the return of Superman. Additionally, Cavill is obviously thrilled to be returning, so hopefully, the sequel and Superman’s future won’t take too long to build. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for Superman fans!