Right now he’s best known for his role in
Showtime’s The Tudors…but soon
Henry Cavill will be flying on set as the Man of Steel.
The 27-year-old actor has officially signed
on to play Superman and his alter-ego Clark Kent in the series reboot.
Cavill reportedly beat out several Hollywood
hunks for the coveted role including True Blood’s Joe Manganiello and fellow Brit Matthew Goode.
And this isn’t the first time he’s tried to
don the red cape.
Cavill also auditioned for 2006’s Superman
The new Superman movie is set to start
filming this summer.