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Even Henry Cavill Doubts The DC Cinematic Universe

Written by Tim Midura on Wednesday, November 01 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Even Henry Cavill Doubts The DC Cinematic Universe

Not good when even Superman has doubts.


Source: Collider

As part of a recent profile in Poetic Justice, Henry Cavill weighed in on the DC Cinematic Universe, regarding tone and style.

"Even if Marvel didn't exist, we'd struggle. There was a style they [DC] were going for, an attempt to be different and look at things from a slightly different perspective, which hasn't necessarily worked. Yes, it has made money but it has not been a critical success; it hasn't given everyone that sensation which superheroes should give the viewer."

The actor then touched on the success of Wonder Woman as the necessary direction of the DCEU going forward.

"I think it is a wonderful time for the female hero. It is the perfect setting in social politics right now, we need it, we want that perspective, and Wonder Woman has struck at the ideal time and has become a phenomenal success, which is fantastic. Any success within the superhero universe, especially within the DC Universe, is wonderful, because I want to keep telling the Superman story; selfishly, that works for me.

I feel like now the right mistakes have been made and they haven't been pandered [to], and we can start telling the stories in the way they need to be told. It is even better to come back from a mistake or stylistic error into the correct vein because it will make it seem that much stronger. Wonder Woman was the first step in the right direction."

Justice League will be the next test of the future tone of the DCEU when it releases November 17, 2017.





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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.


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