Superman's return to the DC Universe, played by Henry Cavill, has been called off.
Cavill first donned the red and blue in 2013's "Man of Steel," directed by Zack Snyder.
Behind-the-scenes footage reveals Snyder debating the inclusion of Superman's traditional red underwear.
Snyder ultimately decided against the underwear due to its Victorian roots and inconsistency with the film's world.
Cavill's Superman costume in "Man of Steel" was without the red underwear.
The cancellation of Cavill's return as Superman was met with disappointment from fans.
Cavill's portrayal of Superman was praised, leading to the character's widespread popularity.
The design of Superman's costume, including the red underwear, has been a topic of discussion among fans for years.
Snyder's attention to detail, including the red underwear, showed his dedication to the character's costume design.