Seems like Henry Cavill is placing away his Superman cape.
Studio insiders have instructed The Hollywood Reporter that Cavill is parting methods with the Man of Metal franchise. Neither facet has confirmed the break up, however sources say that plans for Cavill to play a Superman cameo in “Shazam!” starring Zachary Levi have fallen by means of on account of scheduling conflicts.
Cavill co-starred with Ben Affleck who performed Batman within the “Batman V Superman” sequence.
“Superman is like James Bond, and after a sure run you need to have a look at new actors,” a studio supply instructed The Hollywood Reporter.
In the meantime, Warner Bros., which produces the Tremendous Man franchise, is specializing in a Supergirl film that contains a teen heroine as a substitute.
“There’s a recognition that some elements of the earlier [Superman] films didn’t work,” a studio insider stated. In the meantime, one other insider stated the studio is trying to “reset” the DC universe.
Cavill just lately signed on a brand new Netflix present “The Witcher” as Geralt of Rivia. In line with Deadline, Warner Bros. is contemplating Michael B. Jordan to play Superman.
Cavill’s departure from the superhero franchise has gone viral on Twitter.
“A disgrace. Cavill was excellent for [Superman] however he was caught in movies that essentially failed each him and the character,” one consumer wrote on Twitter. “Anticipate he’ll flourish elsewhere.”