Snyder & Cavill on Superman Role
Entertainment Weekly is featuring the first pic of Henry Cavill for the new Superman film.
He’s not in actual costume, but very much in character, with a S-Sheild t-shirt beneath a black leather jacket.
The latest issue will feature inteview with the British actor and director Zack Snyder (WATCHMEN).
Disscusing Henry Cavill’s audition and screen test wearing a costume based on Christopher Reeve’s movie uniform, Cavill claims he was neverous about the test, as it came during the period he had to loose the musclar build he developed for THE IMMORTALS, and slim down for THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY.
“All I could think was: Oh, god. They’re going to look at me and go ‘He’s not Superman. Not a chance.’
The actor inside me was going: You’re not ready! You’re not ready!”
Fortunately, Zack Snyder Synder didn’t share his qualms.
“If you can put on that suit and pull it off, that’s an awesome achievement. He walked out, and no one laughed. Other actors put that suit on, and it’s a joke, even if they’re great actors.
Henry put it on, and he exuded this kind of crazy-calm confidence that just made me go ‘Wow.’ Okay: This was Superman.’ ”