Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson pushed for the return of Henry Cavill as Superman for nearly six years. The Rock finally succeeded in his efforts to convince the Warner Bros. executives to bring back Henry Cavill. Now, there’s another good news for D.C. fans.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. is currently working on a new Superman movie with Henry Cavill set to reprise his role as the titular character. Cavill last appeared as the Man of Steel in Zack Snyder’s Justice League (released 2021).

Under Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav and Warner Bros. Pictures heads Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy, Warners has an intense desire to reprise the Cavill iteration of the hero. The project that would essentially be Man of Steel 2 is being produced by Charles Roven and is currently in a search for writers. (There is a wishlist, of course. And Christopher McQuarrie, the hand that guides the Mission: Impossible movies was on it. McQuarrie worked with Cavill on the 2018 installment, Fallout, but sources say no official outreach has been made nor may it be feasible, as the director is working on the next back-to-back Impossible installments.)

The Rock has teased a Superman cameo in the upcoming “Black Adam” movie. The Rock previously stated that the old Warner Bros. leadership did not want Henry Cavill back as Superman. Keep reading Thirsty for more.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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