Only a day after bidding farewell to Clark Kent and the “Superman” films, actor Henry Cavill has discovered his subsequent gig.
Based on the Hollywood Reporter, the previous “Witcher” lead will star within the upcoming “Warhammer 40,000” TV sequence for Prime Video.
The streaming platform is reportedly in remaining talks with producer Video games Workshop to adapt the beloved tabletop sport franchise.
Along with starring, Cavill will reportedly function an govt producer.
The “Justice League” star is a longtime fan of “Warhammer.”
“I’ve been involved in the ‘Warhammer’ world for 40,000 years. No, well, longer depending how you look at it,” he joked in an October interview with MTV’s Josh Horowitz, referencing the sport’s title. “But since I was probably 10. So long time.”
“Warhammer 40,000” debuted within the ‘80s as a tabletop game in which players move miniature figurines of warriors around a battlefield to defeat their opponents.
The game is set 40,000 years into the future in war-torn worlds as human civilization faces off against merciless aliens, demons and magical beings.
Cavill has also spoken about painting “Warhammer” figurines, which he told Horowitz he’s proudly confirmed off to houseguests.
Taking part in a live-action “Warhammer” sequence has been one thing the actor has considered, even when he isn’t certain which character he’d play.
“There are a lot of characters from the ‘Warhammer’ universe that I want to be. But I can only really be one, because once I’m one, then I can’t be others,” he stated in a 2021 interview with IGN. “So if it were to ever happen, if there were to be anything live-action, I would have to be very aware of that.”
On Wednesday, Cavill confirmed that he’ll now not painting Clark Kent within the DC Prolonged Universe, as new DC bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran search to redefine their imaginative and prescient for the movie studio.
“After being told by the studio to announce my return back in October, prior to their hire, this news isn’t the easiest, but that’s life. The changing of the guard is something that happens,” he wrote in an Instagram publish Wednesday. “I respect that. James and Peter have a universe to build. I wish them and all involved with the new universe the best of luck, and the happiest of fortunes.”
Earlier this 12 months, Cavill additionally stepped down from his duties as Geralt of Rivia within the Netflix fantasy hit “The Witcher” and introduced on Instagram that Liam Hemsworth would take up the function.