Man of Steel’s star Henry Cavill offers his full support after James Gunn was recently named co-chairman and co-CEO of the new DC Studios.
Man of Steel‘Henry Cavill is very excited for James Gunn to take charge of the newly reformed DC Studios. Cavill’s introduction as Superman in Man of Steel started the DCU (formerly known as the DCEU) in 2013. Although the British actor resigned his Superman role in 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and 2017 Justice LeagueCavill was noticeably absent from the DCU until at the end of his highly anticipated return to the franchise Black Adam, where he confronted Dwayne Johnson in the title role. After his cameo was revealed, Cavill teased Superman’s bright future in the DCU.
Cavill’s return wasn’t the only news to rock the DCU recently. On October 25, it was announced that James Gunn and Peter Safran have been named co-chairs and co-CEOs of the newly formed DC Studios, with Gunn apparently leading the studios’ creative decisions while Safran focuses on the business side. The new division of Warner Bros. will replace the former DC Films and Gunn and Safran will report directly to David Zaslav, CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery. The deal will last four years and Gunn, who is currently in post-production on Marvel’s . worked, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is now linked exclusively to the DCU. Of course, the news caused quite a stir, with many offering their support to Gunn for his DC movement.
Among the many who offered support was the DCU’s Superman himself. Cavill reacted to news of a recent episode of Josh Horowitz’ Happy Sad Confused where he revealed that he was thrilled with Gunn’s new lead role. Watch Cavill’s commentary below:
“Yes Yes Yes. I am very excited about that.”
How James Gunn’s DC Role Could Be Good For Henry Cavill’s Superman
Since Cavill’s return to the DCU, speculation about a potential… Man of Steel 2 has been widely distributed online, but Gunn’s new DC leadership role may hint at what’s in store. Zach Snyder’s Direction in the Original Man of Steel led the Kryptonian superhero on a darker, more fearful path to his fate that was sometimes criticized for ignoring the optimistic side of Clark Kent from the comics. This is a problem that Gunn’s leadership can solve. Gunn’s work in The Suicide Squad and peacekeeper often showed the director’s ability to stay true to the comics while updating characters for modern audiences, so with Gunn having the final say, Cavill’s Superman can finally reflect all aspects of his comic book attributes.
Sure, Cavill’s Next Superman Appearance After Black Adam will not be necessary Man of Steel 2. Gunn’s new position promises a more unified plan for the DCU so that Cavill can have a cameo in several future movies or TV shows. This would also be good for Cavill’s Superman as it could give the character a better footing within the DCU after his 5-year absence. But wherever he appears, Superman fans will be eagerly awaiting Cavill’s DCU future.
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