Henry Cavill Named His Rescue Pet After Batman Star Ben Affleck for a Surprising Reason Before Filming Zack Snyder’s $873M Movie

Henry Cavill Named His Rescue Pet After Batman Star Ben Affleck for a Surprising Reason Before Filming Zack Snyder's $873M Movie
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Henry Cavill is a man with exceptional talent. However, what makes him a truly special Hollywood celebrity is his golden heart. He cares passionately about the future of the planet and the state of animals all around the globe. He also shares the concerns of millions of people about endangered species and wildlife.

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In an interesting bit of trivia, it was revealed that Cavill adopted a cute little fruit bat. This Bat belongs to a species that is endangered in the wild. The actor did this to raise concern among people and spread awareness about the impending doom that this specie faces.

The bat he adopted was named after his Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice co-star, Ben Affleck. This really fascinated fans and endeared the British star in the hearts of fans all over the world.

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Henry Cavill Adopted a Pet And Named it After His Co-star Ben Affleck

 Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck
Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck

Henry Cavill is one of the most stunning actors in the film industry. He is a multifaceted star who has done and achieved a lot in his burgeoning career. Cavill strives hard for perfection and depicts each character effectively on the silver screen. The Mission: Impossible – Fallout movie star has been entertaining his fans ever since he stepped into the movie business and became one of the most in-demand talents, and that’s what’s whimsical about him. 

In addition to his epic acting career, the actor is an avid animal lover, and his social media accounts are enough proof of that. In 2014, the Enola Holmes movie actor became a proud ambassador for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust with a mission to help save endangered species. 

Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill

According to reports, he adopted a bat in 2015. The organization’s Facebook page announced that the actor had adopted a fruit bat named Ben (a rare animal species which is on the verge of extinction), so his initiative not only helped save the animal but the adoption also helped them raise more funds.

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His efforts helped raise awareness about the plight of endangered species, plus left the world more informed, and this goes to show that our favorite stars not only entertain us with their fascinating talent but also give back to society.

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Henry Cavill Shares His Experience Working in Director Zack Snyder’s Film

Henry Cavill as Superman
Henry Cavill as Superman

In a candid interview, Henry Cavill opened up about working in Zack Synder’s 2013 superhero film Man of Steel, in which Cavill played Clark Joseph Kent, aka Superman. The role was physically challenging for the star, but he effectively played his part and received critical acclaim. He claimed he enjoyed screen testing for the beloved Superman role for many reasons.

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The Stardust actor said,

“Naturally, screen testing for this was memorable, but not in the sense that a lot of people seemed to assume, which is, What was it like putting the suit on and being Superman and being there and being shot as Superman? It was more nerve-wracking, am I doing it right? Am I going to get the role? How do I look? Is it okay? I haven’t prepared I haven’t had a chance to prepare nearly enough for this — yeah, all of the above.”

The Henry Cavill starrer superhero film Man of Steel was a major hit and received positive reviews from the audience and critics alike. The project grossed $668 million at the global box office.

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Source: Looper

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