Twitter is filled with people reacting to the news that Henry Cavill, perhaps best known for his role as Charles Brandon in the HBO series "The Tudors," will be donning the Man of Steel's famous cape and over-the-tights underwear.
Surge Desk hates to define people by their gender, but let's be honest: The ladies are loving this little piece of news.
Henry Cavill as superman? I have died and gone to heaven.
is excited about Henry Cavill as the new Superman. Loved him in The Tudors. And he's not (at all) bad to look at! http://ow.ly/3Nwrz
Henry Cavill is the new Superman?! I will be waiting on the sidewalk in my sleeping bag to be the 1st to see it! http://on.mtv.com/gg3SKy
But, as some point out, Superman is not just about good looks.
Ok, I'll admit, he's hot. But I don't know if I'm totally comfortable w/ a British hottie playing Superman. http://aol.it/dUR1PW
Cavill's British accent -- while a positive to many of the aforementioned ladies -- is a point of amusement to some. After all, Superman is a quintessential American hero.
We now live in a world where Sherlock Holmes is American, Thor is Australian and Superman is English http://ow.ly/3N2vo
His accent is not the only objection, though. Some think he's too young.
Henry Cavill looks too young to be playing Superman. Doesn't look too promising.
Or too small.
@JerkSuperman A 6'1" 180lbs Henry Cavill as Superman... FAIL!!! Bale is bigger than him!!!
Or not well-known enough.
ah so the new superman has been announced? Henry Cavill? Haven't heard of him before
Now one very important question remains.
I'm actually really excited about Henry Cavill playing #Superman-I loved him on the Tudors and he definitely looks the part.Now who's Lois?
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