Henry Cavill is to be dropped as Superman, after failing to agree terms to make an appearance in the upcoming Shazam! film, it has been reported. I'm highly suspect that Warner Bros. would drop him from Superman just after they were trying to get him into one of their three upcoming films that are coming out within the next year. That would likely age Cavill out of the role, as Supergirl centers on a teen heroine.
Meanwhile, the studio is also betting on the popularity of Harley Quinn, who was played by Australia's Margot Robbie in Suicide Squad, according to the trades press. In addition to Shazam! and a Supergirl project, there's December's Aquaman and 2019's Wonder Woman: 1984.
The only member of DC's holy trinity that now seems to have no plans to leave is Gal Gadot as Diana Prince, which makes sense since she received critical acclaim for her performance in Wonder Woman (which also earned DC high praise and some serious box office returns). It became a massive box office hit and a cultural touchstone in the otherwise struggling franchise. With Cavill now 35 years old, and no plans for a Superman movie currently in place, the actor would be closer to 40 before he'd have any chance of donning the blue tights and red cape again.
However, according to the publication, a Warner Bros. rep said their relationship with the star "remains unchanged". While Man of Steel was well received, Dawn of Justice and Justice League were... not. He withdrew during post-production on Justice League due to personal reasons, and the studio has yet to find someone to continue developing standalone movies.
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Cavill reportedly stepped down from the role that he has played in several Worlds of DC films after negotiations with the studio fell through.
A moustached Cavill, meanwhile, is finding better critical and commercial success in another action franchise, opposite Tom Cruise in the current Paramount smash Mission: Impossible - Fallout.
It comes as Ben is also said to be leaving the series after two films as Batman - and Jon Hamm announced his interest during an interview with In Depth host Graham Bensinger this week. He appears next in the Netflix adaptation of The Witcher.