Henry Cavill has always been one of the fan favorites out of all the actors that have played Superman. And it’s no surprise that he himself loved that role which he played so flawlessly. In fact, he was so attached to this role that he wished to play it again. Time and again he has mentioned the same, but sadly, was denied his wish to do so.
In a couple of interviews, he had a while ago, he’d talked about Man of Steel in which he starred as Superman, and how he wished for a sequel of the film as well.
Henry Cavill talks about his desire to do a Man of Steel 2
In his interviews, Cavill talked briefly about “the future of Superman” and how he had various ideas to represent the character by drawing his essence from comic books and building it into something amazing.
“Man of Steel, I really like that movie”, Cavill said before continuing to talk about the possibility of its sequel, “and I’d like to be able to tell the story where it was left, at that point.”
Upon being asked if fans will be getting a Man of Steel 2, the British actor simply said he couldn’t say anything. “I can tell you nothing, but it would indeed be awesome”, he said insinuating that if the movie did happen, it would be a great one.
Henry Cavill made it very clear that he would love to have a direct sequel to Man of Steel through which he could represent the “joyful, hopeful, powerful figure who Superman is.” He was adamant about exploring a much more optimistic part of Superman’s nature and was looking forward to working on the opportunity if and when it knocked on his door.
WB kicked Henry Cavill out before he could do a Superman sequel
If anything, Henry Cavill was extremely pumped up about the possibility of doing a Superman sequel and had tons of ideas for the same.
He already had a picture in mind about how he wanted to reflect Superman’s character in the second film. He was planning on focusing more on the character’s “bad*ss” side, one wherein he has the potential to “unleash his raw power.” And this, of course, wouldn’t be in a negative light as it would focus on Superman’s protective yet powerful side.
Cavill observed how Superman “exploring the positivity of who he is”, is where he would like to pick up from with regard to Man of Steel 2.
He was even having “conversations behind the scenes” with certain people. But, unfortunately, his wishes were cut off before he could bring them to life as Warner Bros. cast him out.
Although there have been countless different rumors about why Henry Cavill was cast out, the lack of any conspicuous public animosity between him and WB is making it difficult for fans to figure out exactly what the DCEU is up to.
Recently, news traveled about DC asking Cavill to make a comeback as Superman in the reboot of the film, but the star has allegedly not responded in the affirmative for it.
On the less sullen side, Henry Cavill himself hasn’t officially given his word as to not wanting to return to the film’s reboot. So, maybe, there might just be some hope left for DC fans after all.