Henry Cavill (born 5th May1983) Henry Cavill is an English actor best known for playing 'Superman' in 'Man of Steel'. Henry Cavill: Net worth Henry Cavill has a net worth of $14 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014)
Acting Career: Henry Cavill's first film role was as Albert Mondego in 2002 film 'The Count of Monte Cristo'. His first TV role was in an episode of BBC show 'The Inspector Lynley Mysteries' and he later appeared in 'Midsomer Murders'. He had supporting roles in 'I Capture the Castle' in 2003, 'Red Riding Hood' in 2004, 'Hellraiser: Hellworld' in 2005 and in 2006's 'Tristan & Isolde'. He even played Humphrey in 2007's 'Stardust' which starred Claire Danes and Michelle Pfeiffer. His first leading role was as Charles Brandon the first Duke of Suffolk in the Emmy winning TV series 'The Tudors'. He has had several near misses with big budget movies. He lost the lead role in 'Superman Returns' to Brandon Routh after he was recast following the direction being taken over. He lost both the role as Cedric Diggory in 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' and the role as Edward Cullen in 'Twilight' to Robert Pattinson and he also missed out on becoming James Bond in 2006's 'Casino Royale' when Daniel Craig was cast instead. In 2008, he modelled in a TV ad for Dunhill fragrances. In that same year, he starred in the horror movie 'Blood Creek' and landed a small role in Woody Allen's 2009 movie 'Whatever Works'. Before being cast as Superman in 'Man of Steel', he starred in the mythological movie 'Immortals' and co-starred with Bruce Willis in 'The Cold Light of Day'.
Personal Life: Henry Cavill was born in Jersey on the Channel Islands. His parents are bank secretary Marianne and stockbroker Colin. He attended St. Michael's Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey then boarded at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire, England. Aside from acting, Henry considered joining the army or studying Egyptology at university. Henry Cavill was engaged to show jumper Ellen Whitaker in 2011 but broke up in the summer of 2012. He is currently dating former MMA star Gina Carano.
The actor thinks superheroes represent "different factions of the human psyche".
There's now under a week to go until the release of 'Justice League'; the latest entry into the DC Extended Universe and a film that will hopefully continue riding off of the success of 'Wonder Woman'. Whilst 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', 'Suicide Squad' and 'Man of Steel' didn't see the best critical reviews, 'Wonder Woman' was an immediate success with both reviewers and the wider general public. 'Justice League' will hope to follow the latter's trend.
Henry Cavill is set to return as Superman in 'Justice League' following his time in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'
Warner Bros., along with director Zack Snyder and co-writer Joss Whedon have brought the heroes of the Justice League together for the first time in live-action, with Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg stepping in to join Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman. Together, they'll take on the threat of Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons, who have invaded planet Earth to try and get their hands on a trio of Mother Boxes, which would grant them ultimate power.
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The actor is making his return to the DCEU as the Man of Steel.
When it comes to the DC Extended Universe, it's fair to say the reaction to the majority of its movies so far has been completely split. 'Wonder Woman' broke the mould, bringing in amazing reviews from both critics and the wider general viewing public, but for the flicks that came before it such as 'Suicide Squad' and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', there was a lot of venom and raised eyebrows.
Flash, Superman, Cyborg, Wonder Woman, Batman and Aquaman make up the 'Justice League'
This month, the latest addition to the DCEU comes in the form of 'Justice League', with Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman and Ben Affleck's Batman teaming up with Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Cyborg (Ray Fisher), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and the returning Superman (Henry Cavill). Forced to defend Earth once more, they'll go up against their most formidable threat in Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons who are all in search of a trio of Mother Boxes scattered across the planet. With them, Steppenwolf would claim ultimate power, bringing death and destruction to millions.
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The planet is in turmoil. Superman is apparently dead and crime rates have surged around the world as a result. But there's more than just petty theft and random assaults out there; mankind are under threat from an alien general named Steppenwolf who, with his terrible army of Parademons, are causing devastation as they search far and wide for three mysterious Mother Boxes hidden on Earth. The people need help, and so Bruce Wayne brings back Gotham's hero - Batman - and enlists the assistance of Wonder Woman to form a new legion of heroes. They, along with Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash, must protect the world from total destruction at the hands of Steppenwolf and, ultimately, his boss Darkseid. They're all very different heroes, with very different ideas about fighting villains, but there's one thing they all have in common - a desire for justice.
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New 'Justice League' re-shoots are posing a problem for Warner Bros., as Cavill is supposed to have a moustache for 'Mission: Impossible 6' which is filming at the same time.
Henry Cavill responded to fans’ grumbling about his facial hair in a facetious and amusing manner, after recent reports commented upon extensive Justice League re-shoots and his moustache.
Variety reported on Monday (July 24th) that Warner Bros. and DC were embarking on a series of re-shoots for Justice League, in the wake of the success of Wonder Woman, ahead of its theatrical release later this year.
However, this presents a problem in character continuity, as Cavill needed to grow a moustache for his role in Paramount’s Mission: Impossible 6, which was supposed to finish shooting before he needed to return to Warner Bros. to play Superman in Justice League. However, the over-running of one and the re-shooting of the other have required him to flit between projects, and Paramount won’t allow him to shave while M:I6 is in production.
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The first installment in the DC hit-franchise is still fresh in our minds, but details are emerging about the sequel.
Wonder Woman may still be showing on the silver screen, but it seems as though the sequel to the hit film is already in the works with multiple reports that Diana Prince will again find herself in a war zone, this time in the 1980s Cold War. The rumours started courtesy of inside sources at ScreenRant, with suspicions being confirmed by The Wrap.
In amongst the rumours is also the news that Chris Pine could return as Steve Trevor in the second instalment of the franchise. No other news has been made available, but we already know that Patty Jenkins is working on the DC film with boss Geoff Johns.
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The 'Superman' actor donned a mask to walk around the convention on Saturday, fooling even ‘Suicide Squad’ star Will Smith.
Superman actor Henry Cavill went undercover at Comic-Con on Saturday (July 23) to surprise Will Smith and fellow Suicide Squad cast members Viola Davis and Scott Eastwood. The Man of Steel star also got away with walking around the convention among fans freely, thanks to a very simple disguise.
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And we have the pictures to prove it.
'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' finally made its New York premiere yesterday (March 20th 2016) as fans gear up for the excitement of its theatrical debut on Friday. The cast and crew of the hugely anticipated DC crossover movie were all over the red carpet, along with a few special guests and the cast of pre-Batman TV series 'Gotham'.
Gal Godot, Amy Adams and Holly Hunter looked stunning in their premiere gowns as they joined male co-stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Jesse Eisenberg at the event. Oscar winner Hunter plays Senator Finch in the new film, which sees a world turning against the all-powerful Superman, in favour of a mortal hero with less chance of inflicting collateral damage or, indeed, destroying the world on an impulse.
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Henry Cavill was left heartbroken when he met a bunch of very young superhero fans, many of whom were brutally honest in their declaration that they favoured Batman over Superman. Kids just don't mess around; they know what they want and they're not prepared to sugar-coat the situation.
Sorry, Henry, kids know best!
When Cavill visited the Durrell Wildlife Conservation as part of a movement with the charity Omaze, he decided to get some answers about who was really the better Superhero. He probably wasn't expecting such bluntness though.
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The actor insists it's about making big characters human in a potentially pre-apocolyptic world.
Taking a break from his role as Superman, Henry Cavill took a trip to the swinging 60s to star in Guy Ritchie's spy action-comedy The Man From U.N.C.L.E. It's a much more light-hearted role than 2013's Man of Steel, and offers a glimpse into how Cavill might have played James Bond (he was a finalist to play 007 before Daniel Craig landed the role).
Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer are major frenemies in 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' re-boot
In fact, some critics have said that U.N.C.L.E. is nothing but summer fluff. "As an actor, I don't go out looking for a message," he says. "But I believe anyone can take what they want from it. It's set in a time of potential nuclear apocalypse and asking how that would feel. The 1960s were, apparently, awesome. So if you're sitting around now being a misery-guts because you're having a bad day, well, what if it were the 1960s and the world could actually end?"
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Adopting a deliciously groovy vibe, Guy Ritchie turns the iconic 1960s TV spy series into a flashy action-comedy. There's absolutely nothing to this frothy romp, but it's packed with hilarious characters and lively action scenes that continually surprise the audience with inventive twists on the genre. And it just might turn the suave, fast-talking Henry Cavill and the brooding, engaging Armie Hammer into A-list stars in the process.
It opens in 1963 East Berlin, where ex-con CIA operative Napoleon Solo (Cavill) is trying to help sexy mechanic Gaby (Alicia Vikander) escape to the West, chased by his nemesis, KGB agent Illya Kuryakin (Hammer). Gaby's father is a nuclear scientist on the verge of selling his secrets to a rogue Italian billionaire couple (Elizabeth Debicki and Luca Calvani) so, even though the Cold War is raging, the CIA and KGB decide to cooperate on the mission. This means that rivals Solo and Illya must work together as they travel to Rome with Gaby, making contact with British agent Waverly (Hugh Grant) and Gaby's creepy uncle (Sylvester Goth). And of course, there are unexpected wrinkles along the way.
As always, Ritchie cleverly subverts each set-piece, letting chase scenes unfold in carefully staged but enjoyably inventive ways, often putting the real action in the background while the characters act as if they're above all this nastiness. As popcorn entertainment, this is first-rate, with a cast that's more than up to the challenge. Cavill is particularly smooth, a Bond-style spy who seems unable to resist seducing every pretty woman he meets. Hammer's role is pricklier, since Illya never quite relaxes, although his petulance makes him just as likeable. Their interplay is snappy and often very funny but, unlike Ritchie's similarly toned Sherlock Holmes movies, this strains to avoid being a bromance. Solo and Illya continue to spy on each other right to the end, maintaining their Cold War distance even as they team up to save the world.
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Henry Cavill - A host of stars were snapped on the red carpet as they arrived for the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2015 which were held at Grosvenor House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 29th March 2015
Julianne Moore, Chris Evans and Henry Cavill - Various stars of film and television were photographed after the EE British Academy of Film and Television Awards which were held at the Royal Opera House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th February 2015
Date of birth
5th May, 1983
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