DC Is Making a Younger Superman Film

The Man of Metal returns … however not the one you understand.

New DC Studios co-CEO James Gunn confirmed on his Twitter account that the rumors are true and Henry Cavill’s return as Superman is over — and consisted fully of his post-credits cameo in Black Adam. That’s as a result of Gunn himself is engaged on the script for a brand new Superman film that may not star Henry Cavill. (In his personal social media posting, Cavill wrote ““this information isn’t the best, however that’s life.”)

The explanation the movie received’t star Cavill is as a result of, in Gunn’s phrases, “our story might be specializing in an earlier a part of Superman’s life.” Therefore, no Cavill, who’s 39 years outdated.

Gunn mentioned he had a “nice” assembly with Cavill, and so they “talked about a lot of thrilling prospects to work collectively sooner or later.” He additionally revealed that he’s scripting this new Superman film “and have been for some time.” However he mentioned it’s not clear but who will direct it ,that means he may hand the script off to a different director.

Satirically, when Cavill first debuted as Superman virtually a decade in the past in Man of Metal, it too was a film that was centered on an earlier a part of Superman’s life, displaying how he went from a confused farm child from Kansas to a demigod. However Gunn additionally mentioned in one other tweet that there’s “no means” his film might be an origin story for the character. (In one more tweet, Gunn mentioned he not too long ago had a gathering with former Batman Ben Affleck about probably directing an upcoming DC film, and that they “simply have to search out the fitting undertaking” for him.)

It’s been fairly a curler coaster of ups and downs for DC followers currently. Lower than two months after Cavill made his shock return to DC he’s out as soon as once more. Affleck, who mainly dropped out of creating his personal Batman film, now is likely to be returning for a brand new undertaking. And Gunn mentioned DC plans to announce extra of their new tasks early in 2023, so there’s extra information to return.

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