“Y’all deserve a sleepless night”: Henry Cavill’s Call of Duty Movie Rumor Started Vile Trend of Fan-Bashing

Henry Cavill’s Call of Duty Movie Rumor Started Vile Trend of Fan-Bashing

Henry Cavill is a self-described massive gamer and has been known to play video games for hours on end. Additionally, he said in an interview that he almost lost out on playing Superman because he was playing World of Warcraft. Cavill’s immense love for video games and familiarity with the source material led to his casting as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher, which has truly boosted his career.

However, there are recent rumors that Henry Cavill is in talks to play Captain Price in the upcoming Call of Duty movie. Whilst the rumor about Cavill’s casting is yet to be confirmed, countless fans have taken to social media to trash this rumor. Although divided, the majority of both gamers and his fans do not want him to play the titular role of Captain Price in the potential Call of Duty movie.

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Captain Price

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Henry Cavill’s Potential Cast as Captain Price Gets Bashed by Fans

Henry Cavill was recently rumored to play Captain Price in the potential upcoming Call of Duty movie. Although fans have expressed a lot of enthusiasm over this, there has also been some criticism about the rumored casting. Though there have been many years of planning, a CoD movie has never come to fruition. Additionally, the report was made by GiantFreakinRobot, well-known in the industry for providing information about all genres.

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Even though Henry Cavill is British, has a good track record in these types of movies, and plays a lot of video games, according to many, he might not be the perfect guy to portray the role of Captain Price. Fans have also argued about casting the actor who plays the role of Captain Price in the video game, Barry Sloane, as he has done a killer job till now. However, there has been no confirmation about an upcoming Call of Duty movie.

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Henry Cavill

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People have taken to social media to share their views on the matter and almost every one of them is against casting Cavill. Although he is a talented actor who has the potential to bring the character to life on screen, there are always those who have different opinions. However, it is important to note that the casting decision has not yet been finalized, and it is very possible that Henry Cavill might not end up playing the role.

Call of Duty: A 31 Billion Dollar Franchise

Call of Duty is one of the most well-known and lucrative video game series ever made. As of 2023, it has generated over $31 billion in lifetime revenue and sold over 450 million units worldwide. CoD is known for its fast-paced, action-packed gameplay and its realistic graphics. Moreover, the franchise is ever-expanding and even has games set in a variety of time periods, including the modern era, the future, and even space.

A secret weapon animation in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 pays homage to a Christian Bale movie.
Call of Duty

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With a professional esports league that includes teams from all around the world, CoD is another significant player in the esports industry. Being one of the most well-known and successful franchises of all time, CoD is a major force in the gaming industry. The realistic nature of the games, the regular updates, the devoted fan base, and the strong brand label, all contribute to the game’s success.

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Written by Rajdeep Majumder

Rajdeep Majumder is a maniac for cold coffee besides being an avid CoD enthusiast and a student of Computer Science. On top of a budding investment in music and pop culture, Rajdeep now has an accumulated interest in the world of film and television. As an aspiring content writer, he can now boast of more than 400 published articles on FandomWire under his byline. Looking ahead, he can envision himself backpacking across Europe within 1 years’ time.