Axed With Reason? James Gunn Reveals Major Superman Fact About His Appointment Before Henry Cavill’s Painful Exit as the Man of Steel

Axed With Reason? James Gunn Reveals Major Superman Fact About His Appointment Before Henry Cavill’s Painful Exit as the Man of Steel

With the upcoming exciting projects for The Witcher star, his schedule seems busy for a while now. However, with James Gunn’s upcoming Superman film, fans still can not forget their favorite actor, Henry Cavill. As the upcoming project is a work in progress, James Gunn revealed major news about the painful exit of the British actor.

The new DC boss recently revealed his plan for the upcoming projects of the DC Studios. After revealing his plan for telling the story of Superman, Gunn answered a major question that fans have been wondering about for a long time now. Gunn revealed the studio hired him months before he axed Man of Steel 2. In October, the studio asked The Witcher star to announce his return as the iconic character. However, just a few months after his announcement, Cavill announced he would not be reprising his Superman character.

As James Gunn has been talking directly to the fandom on social media handles, a fan asked him about the exact time when the studio hired him. Gunn’s answer shocked the fandom as he revealed the studio hired him 6 months ago, reported Daily Mail. At the time, the Enola Holmes actor was a part of the DCEU. However, fans instantly pointed out that if they hired Gunn to write Superman Legacy before they let Cavill go, then why hire him at all? They connected the timeline because Gunn and Cavill were hired at around the same time.

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The 39-year-old actor was as shocked as his fans about the exit as his Instagram post revealed. However, now the fandom is waiting for the upcoming projects that the British actor is working on.

What is next for Henry Cavill and the DC Universe?

As the new DC boss revealed, Superman Legacy would be the beginning of the universe. The film will trace the story of how Superman would balance his Kryptonian heritage while living among humans. While the film would hit the theaters in July 2025, fans are now eager to see what the new DC bosses have planned for them.

Henry Cavill at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice premiere
LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 22: Henry Cavill attends the European Premiere of ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ at Odeon Leicester Square on March 22, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

On the other hand, Henry Cavill joined hands with Amazon Studios to live his dream. He is working on his passion project, Warhammer 40,000. Along with his passion project, the actor will also reprise his Bond-like character from The Man From U.N.C.L.E in the sequel.

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Although there is no official news about another Enola Holmes film. However, his fans would also love to see him as Sherlock Holmes once again. Are you also waiting for the upcoming Superman movie? Also, what are your expectations from Warhammer 40,000? Share your thoughts with us in the comment box below.

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