Henry Cavill’s Superman is returning to the DC Extended Universe with his own sequel movie, according to a new report.
During a recent episode of the marvel vision podcast, industry insider Devin Faraci claimed that not only is Cavill back as a man of steel in black adamit should headline a standalone Superman then film. “[T]the reason why Henry Cavill returned as Superman in black adam it’s because [Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson] demanded it,” Faraci said. “Like, he lobbied Warner Bros. and made them go to Henry Cavill, and they had to sign a new deal with Henry Cavill, including saying they were going to develop a new Superman film. And all because The Rock insisted.”
Faraci’s comments regarding Johnson’s involvement in Cavill’s alleged comeback track along with previous statements Johnson has made about titular DCEU Superman. The black adam The star recently described Cavill as “the Superman of our generation” and called his performance “phenomenal”. Johnson added that he and Cavill were friends and that every time they met he was like, “That guy is Superman.” Despite his enthusiastic praise for Cavill, Johnson has not confirmed the British actor’s involvement in black adammeaning this (along with the rest of Faraci’s report) should be taken with a grain of salt for now.
Henry Cavill’s Future as the DCEU’s Superman
Speculation surrounding Cavill’s DCEU future has intensified in recent months, including rumors that the Steel man the star would appear at San Diego Comic-Con 2022 to promote new Superman projects. These rumors were proven false after Cavill failed to report to Warner Bros. The Comic-Con panel, however, Johnson kept fans hopeful by teasing a big-screen showdown between Black Adam and Cavill’s Last Son of Krypton. “Pound for pound they’re pretty close,” he said. “I guess it all probably depends on who’s playing Superman. I’ll just say that. I’ll leave it at that.”
Johnson spilled the details of a Black Adam/Superman fight in a later interview, hinting that Black Adam’s ruthlessness could give him the edge over the Man of Steel. “There is a code [Superman] lives and honors it,” he said. “Black Adam also has a unique code of ethics. He won’t hesitate — and I like to have a little fun when I explain this — to rip someone in two. Literally grabbing someone by the neck and thigh and then tearing them apart, tearing them apart.”
black adam hits theaters on October 21.
Source: marvel visionvia The Direct