A cool new piece of fan art imagines Justice League star Henry Cavill with a classic Superman look for his return as the Man of Steel in the DC Extended Universe.
British actor Henry Cavill made his debut as Superman in 2013, playing an inexperienced version of the character in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. Henry Cavill then reprised his role in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, where his character sacrificed himself to kill Doomsday. However, Superman came back from the dead a year later, helping the rest of the Justice League take down Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons in the first live-action Justice League movie.
Now, Henry Cavill’s future as Superman is uncertain but fans still like to envision what his return as the Last Son of Krypton could look like. In a new piece by digital artist jscomicart, Henry Cavill is shown with the iconic Superman hair curl and a much brighter suit than the one seen in his three outings as the DC Comics hero.
You can see Justice League actor Henry Cavill with the classic Superman look below.
Henry Cavill reportedly still wants to play Superman although he has been rather ambiguous regarding his future as the character. The 36-year-old actor has even said that he wants to return as Superman, but he has no deal to do so in place. Last year, Henry Cavill walked away from negotiations to reprise his role for a cameo in Zachary Levi’s first cinematic solo outing as Shazam only for his character to still be featured in the final scene of the movie. Shazam! was able to get away with the lack of Henry Cavill’s presence by simply not showing Superman’s face during his cameo.
For now, Henry Cavill will trade in his Superman suit for the lead role in Netflix’s highly-anticipated adaptation of The Witcher. Rumors have also suggested that Warner Bros. will be focusing on Supergirl in the DCEU going forward instead of Superman. 22 Jump Street scribe Oren Uziel is writing the script for the Supergirl film which will be an origin story for Kara Zor-El.
Henry Cavill’s Superman was last seen in Justice League. Here is the official synopsis for the movie:
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.
Justice League stars Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/The Flash, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg, Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Ciaran Hinds as Steppenwolf, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Amber Heard as Mera, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner James Gordon, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko and Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor.
Justice League is now available on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital HD. Stay tuned for the latest news on Henry Cavill, Superman and the future of the DC Extended Universe.
Henry Cavill’s ‘The Witcher’ Debuts New Poster & First Look Photos
Netflix has released a brand new poster for the Henry Cavill series The Witcher along with a slew of first look photos.
A stunning poster for the upcoming Netflix series The Witcher made its debut this morning, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. In addition, Netflix also dropped the first official photos of Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri as well as two more stills that offer fans a fresh look at Geralt.
You can check out the poster below and the new photos in the gallery by clicking "Next."
Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.
Here is the official synopsis for The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.
The Witcher will be available on Netflix in late 2019. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the upcoming Netflix series.