Henry Cavill picked for Superman


I heard that someone was chosen to play Superman in Zack Snyder’s Superman: Man of Steel movie, and I was told he was an unknown, but being a fan of the Showtime original show The Tudors, I know who Henry Cavill is.


I think it is a pretty good choice, and kind of like how Christian Bale is not an American, but he’s playing the part of one very well, I have a feeling Henry Cavill will do just fine. He has an accent, that people will probably question whether he has one or not, kind of like how Christian Bale does it.


OK, I like the direction they are going in. They are keeping it young, no problem there. I mean, who thought Katy Holmes was going to be good in Batman Begins, and I did like Maggie Gyllenhaal replacing her in the Dark Knight. So, I can see them keeping this cast pretty young. I just hope they pick someone good for the role of Lois Lane!

From Comingsoon.net:

Henry Cavill to Play Superman!!

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures
January 30, 2011


Warner Bros. Pictures has announced that Henry Cavill will play Clark Kent/Superman in the Zack Snyder-directed Superman movie:

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Henry Cavill has won the coveted role of Superman, the iconic superhero.

The film will be directed by Zack Snyder, who stated, “In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I am honored to be a part of his return to the big screen. I also join Warner Bros., Legendary and the producers in saying how excited we are about the casting of Henry. He is the perfect choice to don the cape and S shield.”

Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder are the producers of the film. The screenplay is being written by David S. Goyer based on a story by Goyer and Nolan. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.

Cavill recently wrapped production on “The Cold Light of Day” and stars in the upcoming “Immortals,” opening this fall.

Targeted for release in December 2012, the new Superman movie will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

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