This episode of the Superman Confidential podcast takes a look at recent reports of Henry Cavill returning to the role of Superman, and also does a quick look at the animated Superman: Red Son and Justice League Dark: Apokolips War movies.

Henry Cavill in talks to reprise his role as Superman in some capacity – Deadline

  • Clearly state that there is no Man of Steel sequel in the works
  • Variety’s Justin Kroll on Twitter – “Cavill’s return is only a cameo and would likely have him appearing in a film where he has previous ties with title character (AQUAMAN, SHAZAM). Sources say not for BLACK ADAM or WW. New MAN OF STEEL film still way off with no certainty Henry would return to star.”
  • The Hollywood Reporter – not in cameo negotiations, Superman isn’t currently in any DC movie scripts
  • Called “exploratory talks” on what a Cavill appearance could be
  • Potential appearances

Deeper dive

  • WB’s incentive for doing this?
  • Cavill’s incentive for doing this?
  • 3 options for the future of Superman movies in the short-term
  • witcher

Superman: Red Son

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

  • R-rating
  • Lois/Clark relationship
  • End of this DCAMU

Comics talk – Bendis, Year One, Doomsday Clock, and Superman Smashes the Klan

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