It may sound harsh, but Henry Cavill’s accomplishments read much better on paper than in practice. Of course, the 37-year-old is a big name in Hollywood and plays the leading role in one of the most popular shows on television, but there is a well-founded argument that he has not made the A-list for how people I expected it a decade ago.
Having missed the chance to play James Bond after reaching the last two contenders for Royal Casino Before losing to Daniel Craig, Cavill was also overlooked when Superman: Flyover became Superman returns and Brandon Routh was chosen as the Big Blue Boy Scout. The Englishman eventually went on to top the highest grossing movie Superman movie once, but never had a sequel and by all accounts it looks like it’s being replaced for the JJ Abrams reboot.
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He also became the latest in a long line of names to play Sherlock Holmes in one of Netflix’s most-watched original films, but his performance led to the streamer being sued by the heirs of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Uncle’s man, The day’s cold light Y Night huntermeanwhile all bombed, but at least there is always Mission: Impossible – Fallout, which was a resounding success.
It remains to be seen if the actor will dress up as the Man of Steel again, but insider Daniel Richtman now claims that Cavill reached out to Marvel Studios after the Superman news broke to discuss a role, though the insider offers none. Additional Information. Of course, we’ve already heard a lot of rumors and speculation that he might be jumping ship to portray any number of characters for DC’s big rivals, with Captain Britain mentioned frequently, and it would certainly be a hilarious twist for Warner Bros. if he headed straight to the MCU like Abrams’ Superman gains momentum.