‘It’s official’: Henry Cavill is coming again as DC’s Superman

After years of hypothesis, Henry Cavill is certainly returning to the DC Prolonged Universe because the Man of Metal.

“Hey everyone — I wanted to wait until the weekend was over before posting this because I wanted to give you all a chance to watch ‘Black Adam,’” the British actor, 39, mentioned Monday in an Instagram video, referencing the Dwayne Johnson comic-book flick that simply premiered.

“But now that plenty of you have, it’s official: I’m back.”

Spoiler alert: Superman’s acquainted face exhibits up unannounced ultimately credit of Dwayne Johnson’s record-breaking superhero flip, which introduced in $67 million in ticket gross sales this previous weekend. That’s the most important opening weekend Johnson has seen for a film by which he’s the main man.

Henry Cavill makes a dramatic entrance in the midst of the film’s finish credit as Superman, descending after Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller drops in on Johnson’s Black Adam by drone. In good-cop/bad-cop fashion, the confrontation unfolds: Waller points a not-so-veiled menace to Black Adam about what may occur had been he to depart his house nation of Kahndaq. Superman, nevertheless, simply needs to speak.

“The image you see on this post and what you saw on ‘Black Adam’ are just a very small taste of what’s to come,” Cavill mentioned in his video. “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. I promise it will be all worth it.”

Cavill presently performs Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s “The Witcher” and Sherlock Holmes within the streamer’s “Enola Holmes” film sequence. He most lately performed Superman in 2017’s “Justice League,” which was rereleased because the recut “Zach Snyder’s Justice League” in 2021. There was additionally “Man of Steel” in 2013 and “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” in 2016.

However the actor’s future within the DC Prolonged Universe was a thriller till now.

“A very small taste of what’s to come, my friends,” the caption on Cavill’s submit says. “The dawn of hope renewed. Thank you for your patience, it will be rewarded.”

The plan at this second is for Cavill to look in at the least one stand-alone Superman film, the Hollywood Reporter mentioned Monday, although no author or director is hooked up but. After the deal closed, Cavill shot his a part of the “Black Adam” credit sequence final month in London.