In , Warner Bros. The movie ended with Superman's tragic death, as he decided to sacrifice his life for the greater good. The movie eventually became Man of Steel and was later pushed to a June release. Before the casting was finalized, however, the studios reportedly had Matt Bomer as their top pick for the role. Abrams-written and Brett Ratner-directed movie, which was later retooled to be 's Superman Returns starring Brandon Routh. Joe Manganiello was also among the actors that Snyder considered for the role - in fact, the director even confirmed this.
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Who says it's easy being "Superman? It seems like fans and haters of the year-old British actor are conniving against him following news that he's dating year-old Marisa Gonzalo dubbed as "the animal killer". Photos of Henry Cavill with Gonzalo immediately went viral thus, imposing speculations that the "Man of Steel" star has actually moved on from his previous relationship with MMA fighter turned actress Gina Carano. As to how "Superman" met his mystery girl, remains to be unknown. It seemed at first that there is nothing really special about the rumored love story, but what bothered and eventually angered most of Cavill's fans is Gonzalo's reportedly fondness of killing animals - alarming because the "Man of Steel" actor is known to be an advocate of animal rights, he even has his own foundation called "Cavill Conservation. The unusual pairing paved the way for the haters or probably fans that turned against "Superman" to voice out their strong feelings, most accusing Henry Cavill of taking advantage of his fans.
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Since it is yet to be decided whether or not the movie is going to be made, it is hard to pinpoint who will be part of the crew. If Snyder does come back as the director, there is a high chance Henry Cavill will be called back in to reprise his role as Superman. Perhaps we may even get to see Jude Law. However, if the movie is directed by someone else, we may see a significant change in the cast.
Cavill was born the fourth of five boys  on Jersey , Channel Islands , to a Catholic family. The actor shared some acting tips and later sent a package to his boarding school. The two actors later worked together on Man of Steel.