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Henry Cavill to Play Superman in Zack Snyder’s Reboot

Boom! Meet your new Superman: After screen-testing, Henry Cavill landed the lead role in the Chris Nolan–produced, Zack Snyder–directed Superman, and Cavill has officially signed on. The British Cavill previously acted in The Tudors and Hellraiser: Hellworld. He'll also appear in the upcoming Immortals. According to Aint it Cool, "Everyone involved in production is thrilled with Cavill's take. Zack is over the moon for him." They'll begin shooting in a few months. Jon Hamm and Joe Manganiello were other names reportedly in the running for the role. Cavill's got the Superman stature, and now the world waits.

Henry Cavill is Zack Snyder's SUPERMAN [Ain't It Cool]

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