Henry Cavill addressed followers on Monday with an announcement: “I am back as Superman.”
“I wanted to wait until the weekend was over before posting this because I wanted to give you the chance to watch ‘Black Adam,’” Cavill said in a video posted on Instagram, referring to his mid-credits cameo within the new DC Extended Universe movie. “But now that plenty of you have, I wanted to make it official — that I am back as Superman.”
“Black Adam,” starring Dwayne Johnson, opened over the weekend with a $67 million field workplace. The crowd-pleasing cameo noticed Superman face-to-face with Black Adam and teased potential battle between them in future movies, according to Collider. It marked Cavill’s first look as Superman since Zack Snyder launched his director’s minimize of the 2017 film “Justice League” final yr.
“The image you see on this post and what you saw in ‘Black Adam’ are just a very small taste of things to come,” Cavill mentioned in his Instagram publish. “So there’s a lot to be thankful for and I’ll get to that in time. But I wanted to thank you guys most of all. Thank you for your support and thank you for your patience.”
Fans have clamored for an additional stand-alone Superman movie since Cavill’s debut in 2013’s “Man of Steel.” The Hollywood Reporter revealed in 2018 that his position in future films was unsure, however new Warner Bros. management has modified that.
Johnson reportedly fought arduous for a Superman cameo in “Black Adam,” however former DC Films boss Walter Hamada rejected the concept. Before manufacturing wrapped, nonetheless, the star discovered allies in new Warner Bros. bosses Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy, who authorised the credit scene.
“There is new leadership about to happen in Warner Brothers,” Johnson told ComicBook. “This new era in the DC universe is we listen, man. We listen to the fans … I’m so happy the fans are losing their minds over it. And I’m so happy that there is a new shift in this DC universe. And Superman is back.”
No author or director has been hooked up to a Superman solo mission with Cavill. The star, nonetheless, appears able to go. He revealed final yr he nonetheless has his character’s outfit.
“Just in case, yes I do, yes I do,” Cavill told Lorraine. “Ready and waiting for the phone call.”