Henry Cavill becomes Superman villain Bizarro in an incredible new piece of fan art.
Henry Cavill’s Superman kicked off the DC Extended Universe in the 2013 movie Man of Steel. This Superman origin story, directed by Zack Snyder, introduced fans to newcomer Henry Cavill as the titular hero before his return in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. This film, also directed by Zack Snyder, featured Henry Cavill’s Superman clashing with Ben Affleck’s Bruce Wayne, aka Batman. The duo then returned alongside each other and a whole team of heroes in 2017’s Justice League.
Despite appearing in two post-Man of Steel Superman movies, Henry Cavill has yet to do a true Man of Steel 2. Fans have theorized which villains could join Henry Cavill in the sequel and one of the most talked about foes is Bizarro. The villain Bizarro is particularly iconic due to his Superman aesthetic clashed with a much darker color scheme.
Check out what Henry Cavill could look like as Superman villain Bizarro, thanks to the talented artist TheMainManCreation, in the post below.
Bizarro first appeared in Superboy issue #68 in 1958. After Bizarro appeared as a Superboy doppelganger in the fifties, he returned as a demented mirrored version of Superman. Bizarro has appeared in various video games, books, shows, and animated movies over the years. Despite Bizarro being an iconic Superman character, he has yet to appear on the big screen.
Henry Cavill doesn’t have another Superman movie announced but he will be appearing in the Netflix series The Witcher later this year. Henry Cavill is set to play the lead role, Geralt. Despite no movie being announced, Henry Cavill hasn’t officially stepped down from the Superman role just yet.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding Henry Cavill’s future in the DCEU as soon as more information becomes available. Would you like to see Henry Cavill play both Superman and Bizarro in a Man of Steel sequel? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
Neither Bizarro or Superman have a movie out now but fans can still visit the DCEU in theaters thanks to Shazam!, read the synopsis here:
Directed by David F. Sandberg, Shazam! stars Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Faithe Herman, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Cooper Andrews, Marta Milans, and Djimon Hounsou.
We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong).
Shazam! is playing in theaters today!
Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’
Ben Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.
Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.
Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.
In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.
Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.
Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.
I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.
Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.
Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.
Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.