As the third mortal to wear the super suit on the big screen, Henry Cavill will be Zack Snyder’s new Superman in the upcoming reboot targeted for Dec 2012. Auditioning for both James Bond and Batman, it looks like Cavill snagged the most powerful character ever created as the man of steel. He was also set to play Edward Cullen in the Twilight Saga but lost that role to Robert Patterson (thank goodness). He is flying in from nowhere but the 27-year-old Brit is best known for his role in the US TV show The Tudors. Next, Cavill will first be seen in the swords-and-sandals epic The Immortals for director Tarsem Singh, in which he will play the role of Greek warrior Theseus. So what do you think? Can a Brit fight for the American way? Does he have what it takes to carry the burden of the red cape? Let us know what you think.
Here he is in an interview about The Tudors: