Henry Cavill Is ‘Superman’!

Director Zack Snyder has found his Man of Steel for the upcoming Warner Bros. reboot.
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Henry Cavil will play Superman in Zack Snyder's reboot Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Henry Cavill has won the coveted role of Superman, the iconic superhero in director Zack Snyder's upcoming reboot.

Henry Cavill is most famously know for his role as Chrales Brandon in Showtime's The Tudors.

Director Zack Snyder stated:

"In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I am honored to be a part of his return to the big screen. I also join Warner Bros., Legendary and the producers in saying how excited we are about the casting of Henry. He is the perfect choice to don the cape and S shield."

Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder are the producers of the film. The screenplay is being written by David S. Goyer based on a story by Goyer and Nolan. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.

Cavill recently wrapped production on The Cold Light of Day and stars in the upcoming Immortals, opening this fall.

Targeted for release in December 2012, the new Superman movie will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Man of Steel was released June 14th, 2013.

Sources: Warner Bros.

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