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Henry Cavil of the Tudors is the Next Man of Steel

Whoa at last after months of deliberation Warner bros. had finally picked the actor that will play DC's legendary superhero Superman and his alter ego Clark Kent. And he is none other than Henry Cavil aka Charles Brandon of the TV Series the Tudors.

Press release:
BURBANK, CA, January 30, 2011 – Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Henry Cavill has won the coveted role of Superman, the iconic superhero.

The film will be directed by Zack Snyder, who stated, “In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I am honored to be a part of his return to the big screen. I also join Warner Bros., Legendary and the producers in saying how excited we are about the casting of Henry. He is the perfect choice to don the cape and S shield.”

Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder are the producers of the film. The screenplay is being written by David S. Goyer based on a story by Goyer and Nolan. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.

Cavill recently wrapped production on “The Cold Light of Day” and stars in the upcoming “Immortals,” opening this fall.

Targeted for release in December 2012, the new Superman movie will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Physically he have the physique and face rightful for the Man of Steel. Now, I'm not really familiar with The Tudors so I have no idea how Cavil do his job. But certainly I trust Zack Snyder and Chris Nolan for picking him for the role.

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Chris Taus said...

Cavill is a great choice… his work is The Tudors was substantial, even though it wasn’t scene-stealing. You can see potential, and he has the masculinity and ‘unknown’ quality that you need for Superman.

Joriben Zaballa said...

@Chris Taus

Good to hear that this is getting a lot of good feedbacks. Snyder and Nolan do really know what is the best for the movie.

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