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.
Henry Cavill had to have his moustache CGI'd out of 'Justice League' reshoots.
'Justice League' may not have been the biggest success for Warner Bros., despite bringing together some of DC's biggest characters ever for the first time on the big screen, but the film still makes up a huge part of the unofficially-titled DC Extended Universe. One of the biggest criticisms of the movie however did not come from a performance or a particular scene, but because of the CGI work done on Henry Cavill as Superman, who had to have his real-life moustache removed during reshoots.
Henry Cavill has opened up about his 'Justice League' CGI controversy
Though not a hugely serious problem, it was one that took up a lot of media coverage, with Cavill himself addressing the situation and poking fun at the CGI on a number of occasions. Now though, in a new interview, he's opened up a little more about the work done to his face after reshoots and the "real problem" of sporting the facial hair.
Henry Cavill's manager has hinted we'll see the actor suit up as Superman in the upcoming 'Shazam!' movie.
Following his resurrection in the recent 'Justice League' movie, the DC Extended Universe will likely be seeing a lot more of the Man of Steel in the coming years, with Henry Cavill of course continuing to tackle the role of Clark Kent, aka Superman. The world of DC Films is only set to expand however, with more superheroes from the pages of DC comic books entering the fray.
Henry Cavill could bring Superman to 'Shazam!'
One of those is the alter-ego of teenager Billy Batson. Asher Angel will be stepping into the role of Billy on the big screen, whilst Zachary Levi will be taking on his superhero persona, Shazam. The aptly-titled 'Shazam!' isn't expected to premiere for another year yet, but details seem to be coming thick and fast as to what we should expect.
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Cavill paid hilarious tribute to the notorious moustache that had to be digitally edited out of 'Justice League'.
Everyone likes celebrities who can enjoy a joke at their own expense, and so it is with Superman actor Henry Cavill, who has acknowledged the months of trolling concerning his moustache with an ‘in memoriam’ video dedicated to his facial hair after he shaved it off.
The 34 year old star’s moustache became the stuff of viral legend last summer when it was the subject of some of the worst CGI ever seen in film history. Cavill had been starring in Justice League as Superman in mid-2017, a role that he had held down for five years in the DC cinematic universe.
Nothing weird about that, but he was also working on Mission: Impossible 6 at around the same time of shooting, and that role required him to have facial hair. When Warner Bros unexpectedly scheduled re-shoots for Justice League, he had no choice but to shoot his parts with his moustache and ask the special effects team to remove it post-production.
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The film didn't see the best reception, but Cavill is rock solid in his support of Snyder.
'Justice League' may not have been the biggest box office hit or smash with the critics, but the film is still something that makes up a huge chunk of canon within the DC Extended Universe. Behind-the-scenes, director Zack Snyder had to step down from his role halfway through the filmmaking process, paving the way for Joss Whedon to step in and eventually leading to fans petitioning for the release of a full Snyder-cut of the movie.
The 'Justice League' teamed up for the first time on the big screen
Though that doesn't look to be something that will now happen, there are still glimpses of the cast and crew working on the film from when Snyder was in charge, as part of the exclusive features on the home release of the Warner Bros. production.
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.
Continue reading: Henry Cavill Explains How The 'Justice League' Superheroes Are Relatable
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.
Continue reading: Henry Cavill Promises "Gallows Humour" In 'Justice League'
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.
Continue reading: Wonder Woman Sequel Set For Cold War Setting
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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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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