Casting News: Superman

Published on January 30th, 2011

After months of speculation following the announcement of plans for a Superman reboot, Warner Bros. revealed today who will be donning the  iconic blue and red costume in director Zack Snyder’s upcoming film. Playing the titular role in Superman shall be Henry Cavill, who has also appeared in Showtime’s The Tudors.


The film is a reboot, which will be taking Superman back to his origins, that has been masterminded by the Christopher Nolan and David Goyer, the creative team behind Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. Cavill was one of the names that had surfaced in the rumor mill prior to the casting.  He was also joined by actors such as Joe Manganiello and John Hamm.

Ian Candish