Cavill was working six days a week on Netflix the witcher when a deal was made for him appear in a scene in black adamhe recalled during a conversation with MTV’s Josh Horowitz at 92nd Street Y Wednesday evening. He had to get permission from the witcher team, but as the actor recalled, “It was so top secret we couldn’t tell them what.”
When he arrived at the Warner Bros. in the UK for the top secret shoot, he donned a suit he chose because of its emotional resonance: the suit he wore in 2013 Steel manhis first outing as a hero.
“I chose that one in particular because of the nostalgia attached to the costume,” Cavill said during the chat, which was a live recording of Horowitz. Happy Sad Confused podcast. “It was incredibly important for me to be there and enjoy this moment. It’s one of the best moments of my career. It’s great to have the opportunity to wear it again.
The conversation comes after a week of news for Cavill. The actor returned to the big screen as Superman for the first time in five years in black adam. And on Monday he confirmed that he will indeed play Superman in future DC episodes, claiming in a video posted to social media that what audiences saw in black adam was just “a little taste” of things to come.
Cavill was first cast as Superman for Steel man, designed by franchise architect Zack Snyder. The DC Universe has gone through seismic shifts since then. Warner Bros. is under new management, with guardians of the galaxy and The Suicide Squad Filmmaker James Gunn and producer Peter Safran have been named to DC’s top jobs as part of the new DC Studios that will host future Superman releases from Cavill.
Cavill responded to Gunn’s hiring by noting that he was “very excited about it” and joked about the rumors that he would be joining Marvel. Loki that if Gunn could go back and forth between Marvel and DC, then maybe he could.
Sources said The Hollywood Reporter that Warner Bros. takes writer pitches for a sequel to Steel man. Cavill declined to comment when Horowitz asked if there was any news to share in terms of filmmakers or writers: “Right now I can’t share anything… but in time I can share and everyone will hear all the exciting things coming.”
Filmmaker Snyder sent in a video question from the set of his Netflix movie rebel moonasking Cavill to reflect on their early flight scenes and ending the video by noting, “I look forward to working with you again.”
Cavill responded by thanking the director, “He’s a lovely man, and I really appreciate everything he’s done for me. … These are formative memories for me, career-wise. That’s when everything changed. I remember them fondly. …Zack if you’re watching…thanks, my friend.
As for his future, Cavill had some thoughts.
The actor said, “There’s such a bright future ahead of the character, and I’m so excited to tell a story with an extremely cheerful Superman.”