Henry Cavill’s time playing the Man of Steel may be coming to an end. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, the actor will be hanging up his cape after contract talks over a Shazam! Superman cameo fell through.
According to THR’s sources, Warner Bros. isn’t planning to make a standalone Superman film for several years; instead, it’ll be focusing on a recently announced Supergirl film as the studio attempts to refocus its struggling superhero franchise.
“Superman is like James Bond, and after a certain run you have to look at new actors,” a studio source reportedly commented. This could indicate that DC and Warner Bros. are planning to move away from the overarching, connected storytelling that comic book rival Marvel has…
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