‘Man of Steel’ Trailer Once Promised Henry Cavill as a More Striking Superman

‘Man of Steel’ Trailer Once Promised Henry Cavill as a More Striking Superman

The departure of the most iconic Superman from DCEU is still the most upsetting news fans heard. Viewers will sorely miss Henry Cavill, who played the character of Clark Kent in the superhero films since his good looks and natural charm perfectly integrated with the powerful alien inhabiting Earth. Fans have been celebrating and cherishing the moments this British superstar gave us on the silver screen.

While many think there was much he could explore because all the movies undermined this legendary character’s true potential. However, fans did get the spark of that groundbreaking embodiment once depicting the journey of this guardian angel in the most thrilling way. You might be wondering now how did you miss that movie. Well, it wasn’t a film after all, but a trailer for Cavill’s debut as Superman.

The final trailer of Man of Steel captured Henry Cavill perfectly as Superman

Rebooting the Superman franchise, Zack Snyder released Man of Steel starring Henry Cavill as Superman in 2013. The new handsome incarnation of this iconic character instantly attained the favor of viewers. However, they remained unsatisfied with the presentation of the film, which failed to capture the essence of comics.

The reviewers of Rotten Tomatoes stated how supercharged action and spectacle could not overcome the generic depiction of Superman. Since the final trailer of the movie gave people much hope, building a strong image for the backstory of this Kryptonian alien.

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The 3-minute trailer opens in a warzone where a baby is sent away to a different planet. Then there are brief shots of young Clark living on Earth with his new family. The teaser gave an effective impression of Superman’s past and the future that holds many questions about how human beings might see him as a threat.

Not to forget, the heart throbbing entry of Henry Cavill in a blue suit and red cape flapping behind him was even more striking than the movie itself. These flashes were of the most terrific moments that fans saw in the history of Superman films. Since it perfectly combined the sense of alienation, realization of self-worth, and a grim tone that connected all things.

Cavill’s cape dream cut short while his nerd dreams come true

Unfortunately, fans would never see Henry Cavill in this brilliant avatar anymore. Meanwhile, the 39-year-old star is currently set to lead the adaptation of his beloved game Warhammer 40,000. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor will also serve as an executive producer, seeing the deep knowledge he has about this game.

This is an adaptation the actor is passionate about since he has always been a fan of the game and has been hoping for a live action take on it for a long time. So while his tumultuous journey as the superman and even the witcher came to an end, he has other dream projects to work on.

What do you think? Will James Gunn bring justice to the mysteries Superman holding in his past? Or will Henry Cavill remain the most epic superman yet? Let us know your views in the comments.

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