Henry Cavill Will Reportedly No Longer Play Superman, Out At Warner Brothers

REPORT Henry Cavill is Out as Superman in the DCEU

The world of DC superheroes will reportedly have to get along without Henry Cavill's Superman.

Deadline wrote about the casting rumours after news broke that Henry Cavill will not reprise his role as Superman in future DC movies, having previously played the character in Man of Steel, Batman vs. Superman and Justice League. A person familiar with Warner Bros.' plans for its DC Comics films says there are no current prospects for another "Superman" film starring Cavill.

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

That's why as insane as it is to think that Warners is taking a break from Superman for the next few years (reportedly choosing instead to focus on Supergirl), it's actually not that surprising given their track record. The Flash solo film is expected to start shooting next year too, but following the tepid response to The Justice League it's unclear yet what Warner has in store for its overarching universe.

A spokesperson for Warner Bros. said, "We have a great relationship and great respect for Henry Cavill that continues to remain unchanged". WB and DC are in the middle of basically pulling off a slow revamp of their cinematic universe since they screwed the whole damn thing up so much, and the Supergirl movie is their focus right now. (Cavill recently signed on to star in the Netflix series "The Witcher", but THR says that deal came through after the Warner Bros' negotiations fell apart).

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Henry Cavill may have flown as Superman for the last time. The actor reprised his role in both Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League.

It is thought that Warners are now shifting their strategy and focusing on standalone movies, including an upcoming Supergirl movie, which will be an origin story.

Cavill also recently was cast in the lead role for Netflix's The Witcher, which made his availability for cameo appearances more hard.

According to sources, there won't be a new stand-alone Superman movie any time soon either, meaning Cavill will age out of the role as well.

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