Henry Cavill addressed followers on Monday with an announcement: “I’m again as Superman.”
“I needed to attend till the weekend was over earlier than posting this as a result of I needed to provide the probability to observe ‘Black Adam,’” Cavill said in a video posted on Instagram, referring to his mid-credits cameo within the new DC Prolonged Universe movie. “However now that loads of you have got, I needed to make it official — that I’m again as Superman.”
“Black Adam,” starring Dwayne Johnson, opened over the weekend with a $67 million field workplace. The gang-pleasing cameo noticed Superman face-to-face with Black Adam and teased potential battle between them in future movies, according to Collider. It marked Cavill’s first look as Superman since Zack Snyder released his director’s cut of the 2017 movie “Justice League” final yr.
“The picture you see on this submit and what you noticed in ‘Black Adam’ are only a very small style of issues to return,” Cavill stated in his Instagram submit. “So there’s so much to be pleased about and I’ll get to that in time. However I needed to thanks guys most of all. Thanks on your assist and thanks on your endurance.”
Followers have clamored for one more stand-alone Superman movie since Cavill’s debut in 2013’s “Man of Metal.” The Hollywood Reporter revealed in 2018 that his function in future motion pictures was unsure, however new Warner Bros. management has modified that.
Johnson reportedly fought onerous for a Superman cameo in “Black Adam,” however former DC Movies boss Walter Hamada rejected the concept. Earlier than manufacturing wrapped, nonetheless, the star discovered allies in new Warner Bros. bosses Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy, who permitted the credit scene.
“There may be new management about to occur in Warner Brothers,” Johnson told ComicBook. “This new period within the DC universe is we hear, man. We take heed to the followers … I’m so blissful the followers are shedding their minds over it. And I’m so blissful that there’s a new shift on this DC universe. And Superman is again.”
No author or director has been hooked up to a Superman solo venture with Cavill. The star, nonetheless, appears able to go. He revealed final yr he still has his character’s outfit.
“Simply in case, sure I do, sure I do,” Cavill told Lorraine. “Prepared and ready for the telephone name.”