How Henry Cavill Returning As Superman in Black Adam Suggest a Shift in Direction From the Snyderverse

How Henry Cavill Returning As Superman in Black Adam Suggest a Shift in Direction From the Snyderverse

In recent times, if there is one topic that has been repeatedly making the headlines, it is Henry Cavill’s return as the Man Of Steel. Cavill’s comeback in the Kryptonian suit has always been a hot topic and fans can’t seem to get enough of the rumors that evolve out of it. We last saw Henry Cavill in the 2021 film Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Cavill made his return in Black Adam with a thrilling cameo scene. However, it seems like the new Superman is heading in a different direction from the Snyderverse’s Superman.

Zack Snyder and Warner Bros gave the world some of the finest films including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Man Of Steel. However, as we all know Snyder had a fallout with the Warner Bros franchise and since then they have not worked together on a movie. As we all celebrate Cavill’s return as the big blue boy scout, let us see how the new Man of Steel is different from what the superman fans from Snyderverse know.

Henry Cavill as Superman in Black Adam headed in a different direction?

Superman is undoubtedly one of the most popular and loved superheroes there is. And many of us first saw the character in the 2013 Zack Snyder film, the Man of Steel. However, with his return in Black Aa few subtle changes are circlingcling Superman that only a handful noticed. 

As we all know, there are a bunch of theme songs associated with superheroes. In the Man of Steel, Cavill walked out to a theme created for the character by Hans Zimmer. However, in Black Adam, it was surprising to see Cavill appear with a much different theme. The Dwayne Johnson starrer saw Cavill walk out to John Williams’ “Superman” theme. Previously, the sound was used for Christopher Reeves’ version of the character. However, fans were quick enough to notice the difference.


Furthermore, there were a few minor changes to the character’s appearance. Firstly, Cavill had a red-blue suit rather than the black one from the 2021 Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Secondly, Cavill had a more traditional hairstyle with a spit curl as opposed to the slicked-back hairstyle in the 2013 film Man Of Steel. While these changes were minor, they surely suggested a shift in the direction of the Snyderverse. If rumors are to be believed, Suicide Squad director James Gunn is also working on a secret project with Warner Bros.

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