Henry Cavill has a new feature in the December issue of Details Magazine, and he opens up about Fifty Shades of Grey and Superman.
When talking about playing Superman, he says, “I suppose it’s a fluke. It’s about who looks right for the character and for the generation it’s being cast for. If you only look at theAmerican market, you’re narrowing down your options an awful lot. The point of acting is to pretend you’re someone else and sell a story. Chris Hemsworth is an Australian man, not a god from Asgaard. It would be even more fluke-y if everyperson who was playing a superhero was American.”
In addition, he talks about how Zack Snyder’s view of Superman is much more natural than the versions that came before it, saying, “I don’t mean anything against the movies and TV shows that have come before, because they were of their time, but this is epically cool. People in the past have criticized the character for being a bit chocolate-box, a bit vanilla, and this is not that–at all. The lore is there that we’re drawing from, but to create something from that which is reflective of life today–that’s the trick.”
He also talks about the possibility of playing Christian Grey in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, saying, “Whether that happens, that decision will be made at the time it has to be made. It would be a very different kind of thing than Man of Steel.”