Henry Cavill Wants to Keep Playing Superman for a While
There might be some hope for the fans waiting for Henry Cavill to reprise his role as Clark Kent/Superman in a new DC movie. Recently, several reports indicated that the actor was in talks to return as Superman. Now, Cavill has expressed his enthusiasm for playing Clark Kent’s alter-ego, hoping he can reprise the role in the future while talking with fellow actor Patrick Stewart in an interview with Variety.
“I’ve always been a fan of Superman,” he said. “With a character like that, you carry the mantle with you off set. And it becomes part of your public representation. When you meet children, children don’t necessarily see me as Henry Cavill, but they might see Superman, and there’s a responsibility which comes with that. Because it’s such a wonderful character, it’s actually a responsibility I’m happy to have, and I hope that I get to play more of Superman in years to come.”
The actor went on to discuss his life-changing role, revealing that he tries to improve himself by taking example from the alien’s behavior.
“He’s so good, he’s so kind, and when you start to compare yourself to him, because you’re playing him, you start to really look inwards,” he added. “You say, ‘Am I a good person? Can I be a good enough person to play Superman?’ And if you ever hear a whisper in there which is like, ‘Hmm, hold on a second. Maybe not,’ then you adjust it, and you make sure you are a better person.”
Cavill’s interest in the character is a good sign for the fans hoping to see him again wearing the Man of Steel’s red cape. Yet, it seems that the negotiations for his return are complicated. Perhaps it may be too premature to celebrate.
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