Poor Henry Cavill simply can’t appear to catch a break with regards to his career-defining position as Superman. Regardless of headlining the film that served because the launchpad for all the DCEU, not solely does a sequel to Man of Steel look more and more unlikely, however Cavill’s Kal-El has since been diminished to a background participant within the franchise, taking over a supporting position in Batman V Superman earlier than seeing his screentime in Justice League downgraded to an prolonged cameo and an notorious mustache.
Not solely that, however the transient glimpse of Superman on the finish of Shazam! was stuffed by a stunt double, whereas there’s additionally been fixed hypothesis that Warner Bros. wish to substitute him because the Large Blue Boy Scout and reboot the character as soon as once more, regardless of the actor’s insistence that he’s nonetheless a part of the DCEU.
Nonetheless, we’ve now heard from our sources – the identical ones that informed us the Guardians of the Galaxy have been set to cameo in Thor: Love and Thunder and a Inexperienced Lantern present is coming to HBO Max, each of which have since been confirmed – that the studio are going to erase Man of Steel and by extension, its occasions, from the prevailing continuity of the DCEU. This doesn’t imply that the actor gained’t ever play the position once more (they may begin over with him), simply that the aforementioned film and the stuff that occurred in it would now not be thought of a part of the continuity.
In keeping with our intel, the Flash‘s long-gestating solo movie remains to be set to adapt Flashpoint and can considerably change or alter the occasions of the franchise that we’ve already seen play out on the massive display screen. WB are reportedly seeing this as the best alternative to fake like Man of Steel by no means occurred and likewise reverse a number of the different issues which have to date occurred within the DCEU, just like the demise of Black Masks.
Of course, we’ll have to attend and see how Andy Muschietti’s tackle The Flash pans out and the way closely it alters the timeline, however it might be an actual disgrace if Henry Cavill and his tackle Superman have been so unceremoniously ejected from the DCEU. However clearly, the studio’s heading in a completely new path with issues now and it looks like they’re making each effort they’ll to steer away from the Snyder period, and that features rebooting and altering numerous what we noticed within the franchise’s early days.