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“We’ve all been fighting for this…Welcome Home”: The Rock Welcomes Back Henry Cavill to DCEU After 9 Years in Black Adam Igniting Hopes For Man of Steel 2

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Black Adam is coming out Friday, next week and excited is too small a word to describe what fans are feeling right now. Not just it is The Rock’s debut as a superhero but also according to recent news, the comeback of Henry Cavill as Superman. The one thing fans have wanted for a while now.

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Dwayne Johnson at the Black Adam premiere

Superman has even been one of the most famous and loved superheroes of all time. And Henry Cavill is the fan-favorite to wear the suit, it is almost impossible to see someone else play that role. Along with the fans Dwayne Johnson also welcomes back the actor.

Dwayne Johnson talks about Henry Cavill’s comeback in Black Adam

At the world premiere of Black Adam, an Entertainment Times reporter was interviewing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson about the movie. The reporter goes on to ask him whether he had a role in bringing The Witcher star back to DCEU, the actor said,

“Well, here’s what I can tell you. I can tell you that the whole goal and initiative of Black Adam was to build out the DC Universe by introducing not only Black Adam, but the entire JSA… and also, as I have been saying all along, there’s an ethos that we at Seven Bucks [Productions] have… and that is, we always put the fans first.”

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The actor talks about Henry Cavill’s comeback

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The actor hinted that DCEU is now focusing on fan demands a lot more. He added,

“So, for years, audiences have been so passionate and vocal about – we’ve established Black Adam as the most powerful and unstoppable force on our planet. But the fans have been so passionate about… ‘Where is the most unstoppable force in the universe? Where is he?’”

After a long pause, the actor welcomed his DCEU co-star,

‘Well… we’ve all been fighting for this moment, so I will say this: Welcome home.”

Fans know that “Welcome Home” is the Jumanji actor addressing Henry Cavill.

Related: ‘I have a huge surprise for the audience’: Dwayne Johnson’s Tweet Has Fans Convinced Henry Cavill is Coming With Him to Jimmy Fallon Show

The comeback sparks rumors of Man of Steel 2

After a long time of “would he, would he not?”, Henry Cavill makes his return as Superman and it has got the fans talking about the sequel to the 2013 movie, Man of Steel. The movie introduced the Enola Holmes star as Superman. They have waited for it for 9 years now, so it is about time that DCEU gives it to the fans, as according to The Rock, the franchise will now focus on what the fans want more.

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Could there be a Man of Steel 2?

Related: “He’s heaven! He’s got a sexuality”: Original Lois Lane Actor Margot Kidder Called Henry Cavill Sexier Than Christopher Reeve’s Superman

Also, as the Moana star has already revealed the upcoming movie will introduce new superheroes as well, five to be precise to establish the JSA. Also, the early reviews of the film are in and they have only added to the hype of the film. The fans are excited that the movie will bring a change in the franchise for the better.

Black Adam is coming out on 21st October 2022.

Source: Twitter

Written by Gargi Mishra

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