Much like the MCU, there will also be a WCU in the nearby future thanks to Henry Cavill and his long-time partner Natalie Viscuso. Following heated controversies in the DCU wherein Cavill left the universe, the people find hope once again due to Henry Cavill’s gaming knowledge and the promise of a good franchise.
The Man of Steel actor recently announced that he will be starring in an Amazon series that is based on the Warhammer game. Depicting dark and futuristic warfare, the promise of a Warhammer Cinematic Universe looms on the nearby horizon.
Henry Cavill Promises A Warhammer Cinematic Universe
After his dismissal from the DCU as the studio chose to introduce a young Superman, Henry Cavill received a lot of support and praise from fans all over the world. The actor had also recently quit The Witcher franchise to allegedly join the DCU but James Gunn had other plans in motion.
His long-time girlfriend Natalie Viscuso, who works for Vertigo has reportedly helped Cavill fulfill his promise. Warhammer 40,000 is a miniature wargame. Henry Cavill will surely bring his charisma and charm in the form of a protagonistic character but also seems to be working on a Warhammer Cinematic Universe simultaneously.
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The Enola Holmes actor shared the wonderful news in an Instagram post and in the caption he wrote,
“For 30 years I have dreamt of seeing a Warhammer universe in live action. Now, after 22 years of experience in this industry, I finally feel that I have the skill set and experience to guide a Warhammer Cinematic Universe into life”.
Fans of Henry Cavill as well as gamer fans are beyond elated by the sharing of this news since Warhammer 40,000 is deemed one of the best miniature wargames in the world. Although not many details have been revealed yet, the actor subtly took a dig at The Witcher universe.
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Between the above-mentioned caption, Henry Cavill’s line spoke volumes which subtly took a diss at The Witcher franchise. In the caption, the British actor wrote,
“And having a home like Amazon will give us the freedom to be true to the massive scope of Warhammer”.
After his departure from The Witcher franchise, it was rumored that Henry Cavill had a disagreement with showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich because she did not respect the lore enough and wanted to do things her own way. Cavill on the other hand loved the books by Andrzej Sapkowski and wanted to stay true to the lore of the books. Citing the reason to be “creative difference”, the Black Adam actor had to leave the franchise.
With Amazon set to be the supporting house of the Warhammer Cinematic Universe, Cavill subtly states that they will stay true to the lore of the game. The Justice League actor has been a beloved and devoted gamer throughout his life and seems to be dedicating his skills to what he loves the most.