black adam star Dwayne Johnson just ended the debate over the strength of Black Adam versus Superman.
Johnson apparently confirmed that Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel is even more powerful than black adamThe eponymous protagonist in a video shared on Twitter. “[I thought that] If we are going to establish Black Adam as the most powerful unstoppable force in the DC Universe, we have to bring back the most powerful unstoppable force of all time, in any universe,” he said. I’m talking of course about him being Superman, and that’s Henry Cavill… there’s no logical, viable way to try and build the DC Universe with the most powerful force and greatest superhero of all time sitting on the bench.”
Johnson also reiterated how much he and Seven Bucks Productions co-founder Dany Garcia and President Hiram Garcia fought to cast Cavill in the film. The star confirmed that Warner Bros. leadership at the time was adamant that Cavill would not reprise the role of Superman in black adamHowever, the Seven Bucks team eventually got away with it. The mid-credits scene with Cavill was apparently filmed late in production, based on comments from Hawkman actor Aldis Hodge. Hodge revealed in a recent interview that he only found out about black adamSuperman’s cameo days before the film’s premiere.
Henry Cavill talks about his return to DCU
It wasn’t just Cavill’s co-stars who were in the dark about his return to the DC Universe, either. Fans were also convinced that the rumors about his return weren’t true after he didn’t appear at San Diego Comic-Con 2022. Cavill has since opened up about how he dealt with backlash from fans, knowing all along that he was secretly locked up for black adam. “I was like, ‘Oh, I’m going to have to put up with this and see what happens.’ So everyone was so disappointed and I was like, ‘Okay, patience, patience, it’ll come,'” she said.
Cavill also spoke about how it felt to don Superman’s iconic red and blue suit again, describing it as a “meaningful” experience. He also revealed that he was given a choice of which version of the Last Son of Krypton threads he wanted to wear and immediately chose the costume he wore in 2013. Iron Man.
black adam is available digitally now and on DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K on January 3.