Does Warner Bros. Already Have A New Superman Actor In Mind?

Henry Cavill

Based on all the reports that have been coming out from various folks since that initial report from THR this morning, it looks like news of Henry Cavill leaving the DCEU is something that lots of trades have been sitting on for a bit.

Justice League ended its theatrical run with a worldwide box office total of $657,924,295, meaning it stands as the lowest grossing film of the DC Extended Universe. Whoa! THR says that Warner Bros "had been trying to enlist Cavill, who most recently co-starred in Mission: Impossible - Fallout, for a Superman cameo in Shazam!".

This report comes from Deadline, who claims that Warner Bros.is now set on making a Supergirl movie as the immediate replacement for Superman after Losing Henry Cavill as the man of steel. Also, Affleck has had personal issues he's been dealing with.

Empire has contacted Warner Bros for comment. And Deadline does slips in a mention that there have been whispers that Warner Bros. might take a turn with any future Superman film, and has reportedly floated the idea of having Michael B. Jordan in the role.

While a sequel solo movie for Superman has always been rumoured, THR's report suggests that a future Superman film would not enter production for "at least several years" while the studio focuses on Supergirl. Not so fast. Earlier today, a report claimed that the Man of Steel and Batman v. Superman star was hanging up the cape as Superman, but if confusing social media posts are to be believed, the actor is still very much on Team Supes.

Hands On With the iPhone XR
Apple touts that Face ID is improved on the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max thanks to its faster algorithms and faster Secure Enclave. If you're interested in getting one of the accessories, be sure to head over to this link to get a more clear look.

Apple's September 2018 iPhone Event
Rumors point to the debut of three new iPhones with screens measuring 5.8 inches, 6.1 inches and 6.5 inches, respectively. In fact, all of Apple's activity on Twitter comes via this paid avenue which doesn't show up on the company's main feed.

Papadopoulos: On Putin Meeting Proposal, 'My Recollection Differs' From Sessions'
Papadopoulos said Trump was "open to this idea, and he deferred, of course, to then-senior Sen". The special counsel recommended a sentence of up to six months. "This was not a noble lie".

Reports of Cavill's departure came with word that they failed to negotiate a cameo role in Shazam!

Has Henry Cavill been dropped as Superman?

Citing unnamed sources, The Hollywood Reporter said on Wednesday that Cavill would not play Superman in future films.

Those were followed up with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017), all featuring Cavill and all box-office blunders relative to rival studio Marvel's string of blockbusters. Rumors about such a move swirled last week when it was announced that Cavill would be starring in Netflix's video-game adaptation The Witcher, and it does indeed appear that scheduling conflicts may have been the initial root of the problem. Meanwhile, another insider said the studio is looking to "reset" the DC universe. A solo Batman movie is also in development which may or may not star Ben Affleck back in the title role.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'Game changing' Apple Watch Series 4 can detect potentially deadly falls
Sep 13, 2018 - 03:57
Apple executive Jeff Williams announces the Apple Watch's new heart tracking features on stage at a special event Wednesday. The approval opens the door for Apple to explore other medical applications of the watch , like tracking sleep disorders.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space
Sep 13, 2018 - 03:12
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the impact of the storm would be widespread, hitting the coast early Friday morning. Meanwhile, NASA's Aqua satellite snapped an infrared image of Hurricane Florence on September 11, at 2:30 a.m.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Hurricane Florence shifts south as Georgia and Carolinas hunker down
Sep 13, 2018 - 01:01
The hurricane is about 470 miles (755km) east-southeast of Myrtle beach, SC with maximum sustained winds of 125mph (205km/h). So as you can see, they're forecasting a major landfalling storm - Category 3 or 4 storm at landfall .

Millions on US East Coast brace for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence
Sep 12, 2018 - 23:57
Florence, it said, will bring "life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to portions of the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic". At the moment, the hurricane is set to hit North Carolina, South Carolina , and parts of Georgia and Virginia .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Archbishop Donald Wuerl to Meet Pope on Resignation — WashPost
Sep 12, 2018 - 23:26
The Catholic Church is facing sexual abuse scandals in the United States, Chile, Australia and Germany, among others. This comes as an archbishop accuses the Pope of covering up sexual abuse allegations against an American cardinal.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Florence Now A Major Category 4 Hurricane
Sep 12, 2018 - 22:39
The silver lining is that the winds won't be as strong as they would be if the storm just barreled toward the coastline. The thing about Hugo was it was coming from Charleston up to Charlotte and it was moving about 40 miles an hour.

Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience Revealed for PlayStation VR
Sep 12, 2018 - 22:27
The Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience will be launching sometime this holiday season exclusively on the PlayStation Store for PSVR. Some of the screenshots they shared seem to imply watching certain moments from the Kingdom Hearts series projected to you.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top People flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Florence sweeps towards America
Sep 12, 2018 - 18:24
People across the region rushed to buy bottled water and other supplies, board up their homes or get out of town. ABC reported that most of the hurricanes that make landfall in America, start as thunderstorms over Africa.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pope calls unprecedented meeting of top officials over sex abuse scandal
Sep 12, 2018 - 18:13
Church officials said were "credible and substantiated" - that he had abused a 16-year-old boy nearly 50 years ago. In a letter to priests in the diocese, Wuerl mentioned a recent meeting with the Pope in Vatican City.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'Monster' Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast
Sep 12, 2018 - 16:42
At 4am BST Wednesday the "monster" storm was centred 670 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina , moving at 17 mph. Now a Category 4 storm, it's possible that it could strengthen even more as it moves swiftly through the Atlantic Ocean.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Storm Florence: State Of Emergency Declared As US Braces For ‘Monster Hurricane’
Sep 12, 2018 - 15:36
Tens of thousands of people are also expected to seek higher ground along coastal areas of North Carolina. All signs pointed to a stronger, slower, wider and wetter hurricane in the days ahead, forecasters said .

Verizon 5G Home Service Arrives October 1
Sep 12, 2018 - 14:41
Taxes, fees, installation and equipment costs are included in that price, and customers can cancel service at any time. If you turn out to be eligible for 5G broadband through Verizon, you won't pay anything for the service initially.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Christie denies accounts in Woodward's Trump book
Sep 12, 2018 - 13:46
The reporter explains how Trump asked how much the defence system costs and baulks at the $1 billion price tag. The White House on Monday called Woodward's work "reckless" and did not rule out the possibility of a lawsuit.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Justin Rose the new world number one despite play-off defeat to Bradley
Sep 12, 2018 - 13:40
And then in a playoff, his 5-foot par putt missed to the left, making Keegan Bradley a victor for the first time in six years. Final flourish to the end of the season? Spieth and Emiliano Grillo were the only two players who fell out of the top 30.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple removes Mac apps which are stealing user data
Sep 12, 2018 - 13:24
Every app in this group-or should it be a "practice" since they're all doctors?-appeared to steal data in the same way. He discovered that the app was promoting the Trend Micro Antivirus product in the store, with no apparent connection.