Henry Cavill’s announcement that he would not be returning as Superman shocked DCEU fans. After James Gunn and veteran executive, Peter Safran were named co-chairman and CEO of the newly formed DC Studios, new and unexpected changes are happening inside the DCEU. Both Cavill and Gunn confirmed the former’s exit as Superman. In what was more shocking to fans than the recently released Black Adam movie starring Dwayne Johnson, Cavill made his return as Superman after immense speculation. Now, he will no longer be returning as Superman, even though a new film is being made on the character and Gunn is writing it.
Fans Express Disappointment Over Henry Cavill’s Exit As Superman
Earlier this year, Henry Cavill exited the popular Netflix series The Witcher and was replaced by Liam Hemsworth. Now, Cavill will be recast as Superman as well. This news did not go down well with his fans. Many people trolled James Gunn and DC Studios regarding this development. #FireJamesGun is also trending on social media.
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Fans want to see Henry Cavill as James Bond
Meanwhile, some social media users are calling for Henry Cavill to be cast as the new James Bond. After Daniel Craig hangs up his boots to play Agent 007 in the 2021 film No Time to Die, the character is in need of a fresh face. There are several names in the running for the role but producers have confirmed that they have not decided on an actor who will play the next Bond. Still, fans are saying that since Cavill is now “free,” he should be cast as James Bond immediately.
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