See ‘Justice League’ Star Henry Cavill Adopt Classic Superman Look

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Henry Cavill's Superman in the red trunks!

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Henry Cavill Superman Man of Steel Justice LeagueJustice League star Henry Cavill gets the classic Superman look in a fan-made image that shows the British actor with the character’s iconic red trunks.

For Man of Steel, Zack Snyder made the creative decision to remove the red underwear for Henry Cavill’s Superman outfit. While the underwear-less Superman costume became prominent in DC’s New 52 run before then, Cavill was the first to not wear the red trunks in live-action. Other live-action takes on Superman have since followed with the modern look, with Tyler Hoechlin sporting a similar outfit in the Arrowverse.

In the highly-anticipated Zack Snyder Cut of Justice League, Henry Cavill will be marking another milestone in terms of visual flair by bringing the black suit from Death of Superman story arc to live-action. Because Cavill has become many fan’s quintessential Superman, some would like to see the British actor in the red underwear at some point in the future. Snyder has shared images of Henry Cavill in the Christopher Reeve suit for screen tests from the past, but this fan art from Instagram user “jph_photoshop” takes things one step further.


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I need a return of @henrycavill with a classic suit. He looks so perfect with the classic look and I really think we deserve to see this on screen

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Do you want to see the red Superman trunks make a return in live-action? What is your favorite Henry Cavill Superman costume? Let us know in the comments!

Here is the official synopsis for Zack Snyder’s Justice League:

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. K. Simmons, and Ciarán Hinds.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League Cut is set to hit HBO Max in 2021. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood regarding all the latest news on Henry Cavill’s Superman and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

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