Henry Cavill, who portrayed Superman in current DC movies, has introduced that he will not be returning as the Man of Steel.
The 39-year-old British actor broke the information at present on Instagram after a gathering with DC Studio’s new bosses, James Gunn and Peter Safran.
“I will, after all, not be returning as Superman. After being told by the studio to announce my return back in October, prior to their hire, this news isn’t the easiest, but that’s life,” he wrote.
Although Cavill was saddened by the information, he revered Gunn and Safran’s resolution and wished them luck.
He additionally harassed that Superman will live on within the DC universe, and that it’s superb for followers to mourn his departure.
“My turn to wear the cape has passed, but what Superman stands for never will. It’s been a fun ride with you all, onwards and upwards,” Cavill wrote.
Earlier this morning (Dec 15), Gunn – who helmed Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy trilogy – introduced on Twitter that he and Safran have finalised a DC slate which will be introduced firstly of 2023.
His tweet learn: “Among those on the slate is Superman. In the initial stages, our story will be focusing on the earlier part of Superman’s life, so the character will not be played by Henry Cavill.”
Cavill has performed Superman for the reason that 2013 film Man Of Steel. He final appeared within the function in a cameo on this yr’s movie Black Adam.