Henry Cavill officially Superman no morebut this does not mean that he will return to her Netflix‘s “the magician. ” diverse confirmed that the fourth season of The Witcher is moving forward unchanged, viz Liam Hemsworth He will play Geralt of Rivia. Cavill played the role for three seasons, but confirmed his exit from the series in October, shortly after announcing his return as Superman in the Warner Bros. film. DC Universe. With Cavill’s Superman run officially over, fans are left wondering if he’ll ever return to “The Witcher.” This will not be the case.
Cavill returned as Superman in the credits scene in “Black Adam”. While Warner Bros. Writers flirting for a new Cavill-led Superman movie to be produced by Charles Roven, the plan was turned on its head when James Gunn and Peter Safran took over DC Studios in November. The duo is overhauling the DC Universe, starting with a new Gunn-written Superman movie that won’t star Cavill.
“Peter and I have our DC slate ready to go, which we couldn’t be more than over the moon with; we’ll be able to share some exciting information about our first projects early in the new year,” Gunn said. Announced on December 15th on Twitter.
“Superman is among those on the list. In the initial stages, our story will focus on an earlier part of Superman’s life, so Henry Cavill won’t be playing the character. But we just had a great meeting with Henry and we’re big fans and talked about a number of exciting possibilities for us to work together in the future.” .
Insiders said diverse Gunn’s script will focus on Superman’s life as a cub reporter in the fictional city of Metropolis. Audiences will encounter him meeting the main characters, such as colleague Lois Lane. Since Gunn’s Superman is younger, there was never a chance Cavill would play the role.
“Sad news for everyone. After all, I will not be returning as Superman,” Cavill wrote on Instagram following the news. “Having asked the studio to announce my return in October, prior to their hiring, this news wasn’t the easiest, but that’s life. I respect that James and Peter have a world to build. I wish them and everyone involved in the new universe the best of luck and happiest of fortunes.”
“The Witcher” fans weren’t thrilled when Cavill announced his exit and the series confirmed that Liam Hemsworth would be taking over the role. in meeting with diversePeter Friedlander, head of Netflix US and Canada series, confirmed Hemsworth was the right choice.
“Henry is an extraordinary Geralt and I think Liam will continue to be an extraordinary Geralt,” said Friedlander. “There’s been a legacy of great, amazing characters as the cast has changed and we’re very optimistic about that. We’ll continue to honor the IP, the fans, and the storytelling all the way through.”
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