Henry Cavill Returns As Superman In ‘Black Adam’ Cameo

Henry Cavill decided we’ve waited long enough. After years of debate, Cavill is putting his cape back on and reprising his role as Superman.

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Henry Cavill Returns as Superman

Henry Cavill is putting his cape back on. The Man of Steel actor announced he is reprising his role as Superman following his cameo in the Black Adam ending credit sequence. Here is everything we know so far!

Amid his busy schedule, Henry Cavill announced his return as Superman on his Instagram. The news comes after Black Adam received a huge opening in the box office. If you stuck around during the ending credits, you received a look at Henry Cavill as Superman once again. See Cavill’s Instagram announcement below!

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Cavill wrote on his Instagram,

“A very small taste of what’s to come, my friends. The dawn of hope renewed. Thank you for your patience, it will be rewarded.”

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Cavill continued in his Instagram video,

“The image you see on this post, and what you saw in Black Adam, are just a very small taste of things to come. There’s a lot to be thankful for, and I’ll get to that in time, but I wanted to thank you guys most of all for your support and your patience. I promise it will be rewarded.”

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What can we expect?

Cavill is working on a few adaptations for Netflix including The Witcher, which is currently shooting Season 2, and Enola Holmes, which is releasing the sequel film on November 4, 2022 only on Netflix. It’s been a while since we’ve seen Cavill grab his cape out the closet and reprise his superhero role.

Henry Cavill Reprises Superman Role In Black Adam Cameo
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He took on the role of Superman in 2013’s Man of Steel and appeared in two follow-up movies by Zack Snyder in 2016 and 2017. Since Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Cavill’s superhero future has been uncertain, but we finally have something to wait for.

Entertainment Weekly reported,

“After a cameo in 2018’s Shazam! failed to materialize, Cavill wasn’t set for any more Superman films. But the actor never gave up hope — even as he took on the lead role in Netflix’s The Witcher, Cavill kept telling interviewers that “the cape is still in the closet.”

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While we don’t have any release date or timing, we do have confirmation from Cavill, which is enough to keep us going!

Looking for more news on Henry Cavill? Click here to read about his upcoming Sherlock Holmes adaptation, Enola Holmes 2!