Henry Cavill’s agent shut down rumors that the actor is leaving the “Superman” franchise.
“The cape continues to be in his closet,” Danny Garcia wrote on Twitter.
Garcia was responding to a report that Cavill is parting methods with the Man of Metal franchise. Sources informed The Hollywood Reporter that plans for Cavill to play a Superman cameo in “Shazam!” starring Zachary Levi had fallen via attributable to scheduling conflicts.
Cavill co-starred with Ben Affleck, who performed Batman within the “Batman V Superman” collection.
“Superman is like James Bond, and after a sure run, it’s important to take a look at new actors,” a studio supply informed The Hollywood Reporter.
In the meantime, Warner Bros., which produces the Superman franchise, is specializing in a Supergirl film that incorporates a teen heroine as a substitute.
“There’s a recognition that some elements of the earlier [Superman] motion pictures 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. Based on 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 basically failed each him and the character,” one consumer wrote on Twitter. “Anticipate he’ll flourish elsewhere.”