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Henry Cavill Signed On For One More Superman Movie

Written by Tim Midura on Tuesday, November 21 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Henry Cavill Signed On For One More Superman Movie

Not sure how many his mustache is signed on for.

Source: LA Times

Henry Cavill is under contract for one more film as Superman, according to a post Justice League interview. Despite only one more go, the actor has an idea for another solo film.

"There's a wonderful opportunity to tell the Superman story," Cavill explained. "Now there is a fantastic chance to show Superman in his full colors and tell a very complex, character-driven movie that is based on story and have that wonderful sensation of hope and happiness. A feel-good movie with lessons laced in there as well."

While there's no official word on another Superman film yet, Cavill seems to have figured out that another would have to be tonally different from the others.

"I think — and I imagine Superman would also think — ," he says of the possible reply, "the greatest quality of people and humankind is their capacity to love regardless of hardship or difficulties or personal trials. People can be living in the most horrendous war zone or under the most incredible oppression and yet they can still love so selflessly and so unconditionally — and still bear hope through that love. It's amazing to see what people can do. I think Superman would recognize that and appreciate it."

It seems that after three appearances as the character, Cavill finally has it figured out.

"I've always enjoyed the traditional, very classic view on Superman in the comic books," Cavill says. "I think there's an enormous complexity to that character. I know when I was working with Joss he and I saw eye-to-eye on some of the aspects of Superman. That paragon of hope. That ideal. That wonderful feeling of, 'Oh, good, Superman's here!' I have also developed a very personal and protective relationship over this character, and it was just lovely to have the opportunity to smile and feel good."

Justice League is in theaters now.


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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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