Henry Cavill Plays Coy About The Next Superman Solo Movie


In light of Justice League and the whole hullabaloo surrounding ‘stache-gate,’ Henry Cavill would be forgiven for wanting some time away from the DC Extended Universe. A rumored cameo in Shazam! notwithstanding, the actor currently has no active DCEU projects on his slate – that we know of, mind you – which raises some questions about Man of Steel 2.

Indeed, when he was asked straight-up about Superman’s next solo movie during the press tour for Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Henry Cavill played coy, telling Fandango (h/t ComicBook.com) that we should expect a new standalone film for the Last Son of Krypton to land “somewhere between 2019 and 2045.”

So don’t hold your breath for the actor’s next DCEU appearance. Then again, there’s a very good chance that Henry Cavill is keeping mum in accordance with his NDA with Warner Bros.

Either way, the Clark Kent actor isn’t prepared to reveal Superman’s next steps just yet, and while it’s been five long years since the original Man of Steel, Cavill has previously voiced his desire to craft a direct sequel in the not-so-distant future. Unfortunately, though, his Fallout director, Christopher McQuarrie, has seemingly lost interest in Man of Steel 2 amid the toxicity infecting Lucasfilm’s Star Wars franchise.

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So, if there’s one thing we can tell you, it’s that Henry Cavill is playing coy about Superman’s next big-screen adventure – regardless of whether that takes the form of Man of Steel 2 or a potential follow-up to Justice League.

Next up for the DCEU is the launch of Aquaman this December, and it’ll seemingly herald a major sea change for the entire franchise.

Source: Fandango