Henry Cavill had his shot at playing the Man of Steel and some fans and critics panned his effort. Others love Cavill as Superman and would love to see him don that cape once again. He wouldn’t mind having another go at playing the legendary DC Superhero himself.
The “Man of Steel” took place eight years ago, and the British star followed that up with appearances in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Justice League.” As the DC Universe continues to widen, Cavill is very interested in suiting up again.
The Hollywood Reporter spoke to Cavill who said he’s not ready to hang up the cape for good.
“There is still a lot of storytelling for me to do as a Superman, and I would absolutely love the opportunity.”
“The killing of Zod gave a reason for the character never to kill again. Superman falling to the ground and screaming afterward — I don’t think that was originally in the script, but I wanted to show the pain he had,” Cavill explained. “I did far more emotional takes they didn’t choose; tears were happening. He just killed the last remaining member of his species. That’s the choice he made in that moment, and he’ll never do that again.”
Cavill went on to say: “There’s an opportunity for growth after that, to explore the psyche of Superman as a deep, seemingly invulnerable god-like being but with real feeling on the inside. As I always say, ‘The cape is still in the closet.’”
There are a lot of possibilities open when DC looks at the characters they have to tell stories with. Henry Cavill is certainly more than ready to bust out the Superman costume once again.
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