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Warner Bros and Henry Cavill’s agent say he’s STILL Superman… UPDATED: Henry Cavill responds

September 12th, 2018 by Marc Comments

Ok, everyone calm down… Warner  Bros have released a statement regarding Henry Cavill’s future as the Man of Steel and it’s reassuringly… vague!

Following the big news earlier that Henry Cavill may be done playing Superman in the DC Cinematic Universe (here), the internet went into meltdown – some rejoiced, some are devastated, some even claim Warners is talking to Black Panther star Michael B Jordan for the role but so far there’s absolutely nothing to support that as of yet.

Anyway, I digress…

Warners, on Cavill’s exist, had this to say: “While no decisions have been made regarding any upcoming Superman films, we’ve always had great respect for and a great relationship with Henry Cavill, and that remains unchanged.”

Well, thanks for that Warners Bros it told us not very much…

In the same ball park Cavill’s manager, Dany Garcia, took to Twitter before Warner’s statement to let fans know that Cavill is steel our Man of Steel, with a more optimistic statement that the studio itself released:

It’s all rather – pardon the pun – up in the air for now but if we had to put money on it we’d say that after Mission: Impossible being such a hit maybe Cavill has asked for a bit more gratitude – financially – for his work and negotiations are ongoing. We’d also say that Michael B Jordan isn’t in the picture at all.

But what do we know?


Cavill himself has taken to Instagram (below) to post about the day’s shenanigans saying ‘today was exciting’ while holding up a Superman figure and wearing a Kryptonian weightlifters tee-shirt.

What does it mean? Perhaps i means he’s excited to tell us he’s not leaving. Perhaps he means it’s exciting because now he can show Warners how much the fans want him to stay… we like to think he’s just telling us to relax, he’s not going anywhere.

Check it out:

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Today was exciting #Superman

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….