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Henry Cavill: the latest news from the British actor

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun7,2024

After his departure very commented on from the Netflix series The Witcher, and the two flops that are Argylle and The Ministry of Ungentlemanly, where; What is Henry Cavill's career like? The actor still has projects under his belt, and intends to return to the front of the stage.

Henry Cavill: the latest news from the British actor

the biography of Henry Cavill

À 41 years old, Henry Cavill à a well-rounded CV, and is a franchise specialist at your disposal. big budget. After having been aside For the roles of James Bond and Batman in the 2000s, Henry Cavill obtained recognition in obtaining that of another superhero: Superman. He will play the DC Comics character from 2013 with Man of Steel until 2021 and the Snyder Cut of Justice League, before heading to the small screen and take on the role of the witcher Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix seriesThe Witcher. At the same time, in 2020, he played the famous detective Sherlock Holmes in the film Enola Holmes adapted from from the children's literary seriesThe Investigations of Enola Holmes.After having ended the series, his contract which bound him to The Witcher, the British actor could be seen in the cinema this year in the film Argylle.Henry Cavill: the latest news from the British actor

The best roles of Henry Cavill, from superman to geralt of riv in the witcher

The actor qualified of cursed sequel to; his casting failures for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight and 007 (we preferred Daniel Craig). But it was under the aegis of Zack Snyder in the role of the Man of Steel that he took his revenge. A young, handsome and strong Superman in whom he invested greatly. A role that suited him well. the skin and for which he helped to restore the image of the most famous of DC characters. 

But it is certainlyby playing Geralt of Rivia during the three seasons from the Netflix series The Witcherthat the British actor won the most popular.A big fan of the novels of the Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski (on whom the series is inspired) and the video games of CD Projekt, he won the prize. the hearts of fans. Very credible in his role, he literally carried his legacy. the show on his shoulders. The great asset of the series which has many faults concerning its narration, its special effects and the lack of respect towards the actor. screw the source material. The announcement of his departure in 2022 following disagreements with showrunner Lauren Hissrich and production threw out a chill on the series, of which the red N seems to want to put an end to it. As a reminder, the platform announced; that season 5 will be the last.

Henry Cavill: the latest news from the British actor

Why does Henry Cavill no longer want to do The Witcher?

As we said above. Henry Cavill surprised everyone by announcing his withdrawal from the series. We learned later that the actor was no longer in phase with the work of the production.He spoke of simplified characters, and big impasses in the works of Sapkowski. For her part, the showrunner counterattackedby describing the actor as“painful”.Reasons which still remain unclear, because the one of the directors of the series has on his side delivered another version. According to him, Henry Cavill was too invested in his role. He carried out the entirety of his work. of his stunts, and trained tirelessly. He would then have accumulated a certain fatigue at agrave; the end of the filming of the third season. Still, it is undeniable that the star has invested in his work. 100% in the series. A constant investment which seems to be out of step with management's vision.

Henry Cavill: the latest news from the British actor

What are Henry Cavill's future projects?

After playing in Argylle, Henry Cavill is starring in The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare in American theaters, a film in which a squad goes to beat up Nazis. Two big worrying flops in the career of the actor, who hoped to quickly bounce back after having put away his career. the swords. But the actor has other projects in sight. He is actively preparing the highly anticipated Warhammer 40,000 series for Prime Video, and adapted from the famous role-playing game, and is expected in >the reboot of Highlander, the fantasy saga of the 90s.He will play the character of MacLeod , played by Christophe Lambert 30 years earlier. Obviously very motivated, Henry Cavill shared his motivation on the networks, saying he was “excited at the idea of ​​giving it my all.” However, Chad Stahelski's film (John Wick) is not yet at the filming stage, so we will have to wait – at least – until 2026 to see the actor bring out the swords.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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