Henry Cavill has officially announced via Instagram that he’s coming back as Superman and has teased big plans ahead for his version of the DC Comics character. This is something that makes us very, very happy indeed, and we cannot wait to see what Warner Bros Discovery and the Hollywood actor have in store for us when it comes to the Man Of Steel.
There have been rumours for a very long time now suggesting that the British actor will be coming back as Supes. However, it wasn’t until Black Adam was released in cinemas that we finally had the confirmation we were all looking for. By the way, we’re going to be talking about Black Adam spoilers in this article. So, if you haven’t watched the movie yet and don’t want anything spoiled for you, then maybe look away now.
Henry Cavill officially announces that he’s back as Superman in the DC Universe
So, Black Adam’s post-credits scene is something that literally brought tears to my eyes. In the scene, we saw Henry Cavill’s Superman return and come face to face with Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam. It was a beautiful moment, and after the movie’s opening weekend, the British actor took to Instagram to officially reveal to his 22,1 million followers that he’s back as Superman in the DC Universe.
Here’s what he had to say in the video he posted on the social media platform:
Hey everyone. I wanted to wait until the weekend was over before posting this because I wanted to give you all a chance to watch Black Adam. But now that plenty of you have, I wanted to make it official that I am back as Superman, and the image you see in this post and what you saw in Black Adam are just a very small taste of things to come. So, there’s a lot to be thankful for, and I’ll get to that in time. But, I wanted to thank you guys most of all. Thank you for your support, and thank you for you patience.
Big plans ahead for the Man Of Steel in the DC Universe
So, it really does seem as though there are big plans ahead for Superman, which is, I believe, what we all wanted. I’ve never understood why the previous leadership over at Warner Bros. Pictures was so against his version of the Man Of Steel. It’s since been reported that they actively blocked Cavill from returning to the role. He’s always been very open about wanting to play the iconic DC Comics superhero again.
However, it seems as though the likes of Toby Emmerich, Walter Hamada, Ann Sarnoff and others were dead against it. I have been doing some digging into why they didn’t want him to play the role again. They wasted tons of time and tons of money developing other Superman projects that weren’t going to star the British actor as the Man Of Steel. I’ve been informed that most of those projects have now been shelved or actively cancelled in favour of a new Superman movie starring Cavill.
What do you make of this news? Are you looking forward to watching him return as the Man Of Steel in a very big way in the DC Universe? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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