He”s gearing up for the anticipated premiere of his action-packed film “Man of Steel” and during promotions, Henry Cavill covered DETAILS” June/July 2013 issue.
While rocking designer duds from Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein for the Mark Seliger-shot spread, the “300” actor chatted about his experience portraying Superman as well as the final product.
Check out a few highlights of Mr. Cavill”s interview below. For more, be sure to visit DETAILS!
On his second go at the superhero role:
“I was actually up for Superman before. I was really close to getting the job, and then the director changed and I was no long part of the plan.”
On his initial reaction to being selected for the part:
“When I found out I got the part, I was home playing “World of Warcraft.” I had to play it cool. but the second we hung up, I just sprinted up and down my stairs cheering and whooping like a madman. I kept looking in the mirror, going, “I don”t believe it. I”m Superman I”m Superman!””
On wanting to make the audience proud:
“This character matters so much to so many people. I want to get that right. I want to do it justice. I want people to believe in the character and have faith in the character and kids to grow up wanting to be Superman.”