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“It was like working with any other addict”: Henry Cavill’s Extreme Obsession With Video Games Responsible For Superman Star’s Exit From The Witcher

“It was like working with any other addict”: Henry Cavill’s Extreme Obsession With Video Games Responsible For Superman Star’s Exit From The Witcher

Henry Cavill recently headlined the news announcing his departure from the iconic role of Superman. This came as a big blow to the audience as it counted as the second big surprise after he left The Witcher a few months back after confirming his return to the DC. While the reason for leaving the Netflix fantasy is unknown, many fans believed that Cavill being an avid video game fan had a problem with the makers not respecting the source materials for the show.

Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill

Some sources cited that Henry Cavill left The Witcher due to his Superman commitments but simultaneously another popular theory suggested that the makers were deviating a lot from the source material. The Witcher is inspired by the books of the same name by Andrej Sapkowski and the games made by CD Projekt Red. Now latest allegations say that Cavill had very toxic behavior on the set and it was not possible further to work with him.

Also Read: Henry Cavill Was Reportedly Used by The Rock as a Pawn to Control DCU as Superman Actor Was Never Given a Written Contract Despite Being Promised Multiple Films

Henry Cavill faces misconduct allegations

Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher (2019-).
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher

The Man of Steel fame is considered to be one of the most well-behaved actors. There have been never any reports of misconduct or him behaving rudely with any of his co-workers until recently an article from Deuxmoi stated this story of Cavill. It is stated in the article that Henry Cavill became very hard to work with after the first season. While it is repeatedly made clear that the actor is completely clean from any sexual misconduct, he is alleged of conducting badly with his co-workers and presenting several hindrances in the working process.

Interestingly, the Enola Holmes star’s obsession with video games is nothing new. He almost missed a call from Zack Snyder regarding Man of Steel because he was playing World of Warcraft. This obsession with games was also the main reason why he worked so hard for The Witcher. But later various insiders reported that the makers don’t respect the source material at all and this created a creative rift between the writers and the actor. Now it is believed that all these allegations made against the star are mainly done to justify his exit from the show.

The reports read that Henry Cavill acquired ‘toxic traits’ from his video game addiction and this also led him to behave badly with his female co-stars.

“He is deeply addicted to the video games, to the point where it was like working with another addict. He was distracted, he was late, he was obsessive. And a lot of people think that the misogyny came from the gamer world”

Many fans believe that this is nothing but a campaign by the makers to justify Cavill’s exit from the show because he is widely known to be completely opposite to what the reports speak of. On the other hand, as Liam Hemsworth is set to take on the role of Geralt of Rivia, most of the viewers are already looking forward to quitting the show after the third season.

Also Read: New Witcher Smear Campaign Claims Henry Cavill Was ‘Toxic and Disrespectful’ to Women, a Trait He Inherited From Playing Too Many Video Games

Henry Cavill announces his very own Warhammer Cinematic Universe

Warhammer 40000 to be made by Amazon
Warhammer 40000

Just after making his exit from the James Gunn studio, the 39-year-old British actor announced his very own cinematic universe based upon yet another game- Warhammer 40k. The fans were overjoyed as the Superman fame joined hands with Amazon to make a live-action cinematic universe on the popular game.

Also Read: “I promise to bring something familiar”: Henry Cavill Thanks Girlfriend for Warhammer Cinematic Universe, Promises Amazon Series Will Respect Source Unlike The Witcher

As per details, there is nothing much announced with the hunt for a filmmaker and writer still in progress. But it is surely one of the most hyped projects for the fans and promises a comeback that was needed by the actor after leaving two of the most popular roles in pop culture.

The Witcher can be streamed on Netflix.

Source: Twitter

Written by Subham Mandal

Subham Mandal is currently working as a writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. Subham has written more than 400 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English based in Kolkata. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.