It's a bird...it's a plane..it's Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill to Play Superman
Jan 30th, 2011
Warner Bros. Pictures makes it official
Warner Bros. Pictures has announced that Henry Cavill will play Clark Kent/Superman
in the Zack Snyder-directed Superman movie:
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Henry Cavill
has won the coveted role of Superman, the iconic superhero.
The film will be directed by Zack Snyder, who 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.