First Look: Henry Cavill Suited Up as the Man of Steel

Henry Cavill as Superman. Photo: Warner Bros.

Today, Warner Bros. has released a first glimpse of Tudors star Henry Cavill in his Superman tights. In the Zack Snyder-directed Man of Steel, the British actor leads a cast that includes Amy Adams, Kevin Costner, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, and Russell Crowe.

What do you think? He’s barely recognizable. Here’s the full shot:

Henry Cavill as Superman. Photo: Warner Bros.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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