Why It’s Insane That Warner Bros. Doesn’t Have a Superman Anymore… But Not Surprising

With word coming today that Warner Bros. and Henry Cavill have parted ways and Cavill will no longer be playing Superman in the DC films, the studio’s superhero slate has suffered another blow. But unfortunately, despite the fact that Superman has always been one of DC Comics’ marquee characters (alongside Batman, who by the way is reportedly on the verge of being recast), this is just the latest example of Warners indicating that they don’t know what to do with the Man of Steel.

(Meanwhile, Cavill’s manager Dany Garcia said on Twitter this morning that “the cape is still in his closet,” confusingly implying that perhaps the actor isn’t totally out of the Superman game yet despite today’s news. And Warner Bros. responded to the report from THR with the following statement: “While no decisions have been made regarding any upcoming Superman films, we’ve always had great respect for and a great relationship with Henry Cavill, and that remains unchanged.”)

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