Henry Cavill the cryptic response to the rumors that he hung up his Superman has been carried out fan reactions that range from “I’m so confused” to “don’t let us”.
Your Instagram video, looks intently at the camera, slowly lifting and lowering a box of Superman the wrist, while The Blue Danube – with the barking of the dogs – plays in the background.
Follow The Hollywood Reporter saying that the British actor is “parting ways with Warner Bros”.
Warner has not confirmed the story.
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“While no decisions have been made regarding any of the upcoming films from Superman, we have always had a great respect and a great relationship with Henry Cavill, and that remains unchanged,” it said in a statement to CNN.
Anna Smith, film critic and president of the Critics Circle, told the BBC that if the speculation about Cavill leaving the paper is true, she’d “love to imagine that it is because he is preparing on the role of James Bond.”
She added: “The DC films have been squandering his gift for gentle comedy, which we saw in The Man from U. N. C. L. E. and that would bring Bond back to the old school (minus the sexism, I hope).”What, if anything, happened here?
The Hollywood Reporter suggested that the negotiations with Cavill broke most of the programming issues for a cameo in the upcoming movie Shazam!, about a boy who transforms into a superhero.
However, the actor’s manager Dany Garcia suggested that the reports may be premature, urging fans to “be peaceful, the cape is still in its cupboard.”
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Many fans were eager to stay in the role.
The BBC has asked Warners and Cavill representatives for comment.Why does Superman need a reboot?
IGN Entertainment senior editor Scott Collura wrote, “it is crazy, if not surprising, that Warner Bros doesn’t have a Superman more”.
Said that Warner Bros “don’t know what to do with the Man of Steel.”
“With Cavill apparently, and [actor of Batman] Ben Affleck is rumored to also be ready to hang up the cape and hood, Warners and the people behind the movies DC has a chance to soft-reboot of the series,” he added.
DC may be looking for a major change of direction of Superman after the overwhelming success of Wonder Woman, that broke box office records last year and will be followed by a long-awaited upcoming sequel.
Cavill is the Man of Steel “did a good box-office success of” business in 2013, but “study of the expectations were higher,” according to Forbes.
Things do not improve with the 2016 Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, which has a mix of critical response and was seen as “relentlessly bleak”, as well as the financial, the disappointment, according to Deadline Hollywood.
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But the Justice League, with a cast that includes Cavill, Affleck, and Gal Gadot, it was an “undeniable failure”, according to Forbes magazine, because he “did not recover their costs”.
Anna Smith added: “In recent years, DC has found that it is difficult to compete with the might of the Marvel movies – the Avengers gang are much more sunny and adolescents to use, while the Superman films have struggled to find the right balance between deliciously dark and downright bleak.
“Wonder Woman hit a lot more lively and exciting tone (and in the hands of a female director, take note!).”
Forbes concluded: “If you’re Warner Bros, you just can’t ignore the fact that his Superman has repeatedly failed their expectations critically, financially, or great popularity.”What could happen?
Deadline reports that this could be a chance to change DC’s approach to Supergirl, as well as continuing to travel in the success of Gadot as Wonder Woman, with its next sequel in 1984 (look out for the shooting hairstyles).
Another upcoming film of the DC stable will be the Aquaman, starring Game of Thrones’ Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, who learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis.
And, of course, Shazam! will be released next year.
These films are more brilliant in tone of his worst Superman/Batman predecessors. Who could replace Cavill as Superman, if he really has hung up his cape?
Deadline reports that Black Panther, Michael B Jordan could be in line for the role, while the home of betting William Hill is promoting A Time Colin O’donoghue, followed by Sam Claflin, Armed, Hammer, Channing Tatum, Cillian Murphy, and Donald Glover.
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