Regardless of being the star of the film that launched a complete cinematic universe, one which has seven additional installments scheduled for launch by the tip of 2022, there’s nonetheless no signal of a Man of Metal sequel on the horizon. Henry Cavill’s Superman appears to have grow to be the forgotten man of the franchise having headlined the DCEU’s first outing, earlier than taking part in second fiddle to Batman in his subsequent look after which having his function decreased to an prolonged cameo in Justice League.
With Warner Bros. intent to forge forward with a brand new inventive course within the post-Snyder years, there’s been loads of hypothesis about Cavill’s future because the Massive Blue Boy Scout. Whereas The Witcher star insists that his time within the costume isn’t over but, there have additionally been numerous rumors about Superman following the lead of Ben Affleck’s Batman and being re-cast and rebooted.
Nevertheless, we’ve now heard from our sources – the identical ones who advised us Inexperienced Lantern and Justice League Darkish exhibits are coming to HBO Max, each of which have been appropriate – that the studio are cautious of the large fan backlash that they’d face if Cavill was dumped as Kal-El, and are actually contemplating making him a outstanding a part of the DCEU as soon as once more. Particularly because the actor has additionally reportedly agreed to take much less cash for a return.
Having confronted an excessive amount of criticism throughout these early days, the franchise lastly appears to be like to have established itself as a viable various to the MCU, and the very last thing they need is to return to the time of Batman V Superman, Suicide Squad and Justice League the place the followers have been in a state of fixed disappointment. Clearly, WB don’t need to face the type of overwhelmingly damaging backlash that there would undoubtedly be in the event that they have been to announce that Cavill’s time below the cape was formally executed, and are actually serious about bringing him again.
Once more, we’ve been advised that it’s simply being “thought-about” at current and nothing has been selected simply but, however it’d be truthful to say that the 37 year-old actor has by no means really been given the prospect to point out what he can do as Superman in addition to trying the half, and there are nonetheless loads of tales to inform in both solo sequels or appearances in different DCEU tasks that may give him ample alternative to re-establish the Man of Metal as one of many franchise’s marquee names.