EXCLUSIVE: Henry Cavill Cast As Commander Shepard In A Mass Effect Movie

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It seems as though Henry Cavill has been cast as Commander Shepard in an upcoming Mass Effect movie, which would be perfect casting. This news has been seemingly revealed by Game Pressure who managed to decipher what was on the script page that Cavill showed in a recent post on Instagram.

We’ve also been in contact with some people who claim to be “close to the project” and they’ve confirmed that Cavill will be playing Commander Shepard in an upcoming Mass Effect movie. This comes after it was revealed that HBO Max was making a The Last Of Us TV show and that Pedro Pascal has been cast in the show as Joel.

Here’s what was on that script page that Cavill was holding in the picture he shared on Instagram:

Following the events on Tuchanka and a failed coup by Cerberus to take over the Citadel, the quarians offer their support to the Alliance if Shepard helps them reclaim their homeworld, Rannoch, from the geth. Assisted by a quarian, either Tali’Zorah or Admiral Daro’Xen, Shepard boards a geth dreadnought and rescues a captive geth unit, either Legion or a facsimile occupied by a geth virtual intelligence (VI), then disables the Reaper control signal over the geth.

Henry Cavill seems to be about to play Commander Shepard in a Mass Effect movie

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So, here’s what our source had to tell us about Cavill being in a Mass Effect movie:

I can confirm that Henry Cavill’s been cast as Shepard in a Mass Effect project.

A Mass Effect movie is something that’s seemingly been in the works for years, but just never saw the light of day. Well, it looks like it might finally get to come out as they’ve cast Henry Cavill in the lead role.

Is this Mass Effect project definitely going to be a movie?

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I did ask the source whether it would be a movie or a TV show, and they seemed pretty adamant that this is going to be a Mass Effect movie and not a series. Here’s what they had to say on the matter:

This is going to be a movie, not a series. This script has been in the works for quite some time now, and Cavill’s schedule won’t allow him to star in yet another series with him doing The Witcher. The Witcher Season 3 is already in early development and that will take up a lot of Cavill’s time.

What do you make of this news? Are you looking forward to seeing Henry Cavill as Captain Shepard in a Mass Effect movie? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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