The world is waiting in great expectation for June 14, when the wait is finally over for Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. Henry Cavill will be portraying the Man of steel, Clark Kent. Have a look at the latest epic trailer for Man of Steel and Can We Expect a Sequel?
It was only by chance that we watched The Count of Monte Cristo the other day, and we noticed young boy portraying the role of Albert Mondego. He looked very familiar, but we could barely recognize this young boy as the Superman we’ve seen in all the Man of Steel trailer. Let’s take a look at how Henry Cavill’s movie career progressed from 2001 up to now. You’ve probably seen him in some of these movies without knowing it is the new Superman:
Man of Steel Henry Cavill’s Earlier Movies you may have missed:
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Role: Albert Mondego
An awesome movie starring Jim Caviezel and Guy Pearce. The Story: A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous “friends,” escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. Henry plays the role of the son of Edward Mondego.
For his complete filmography, see the bottom of this post. We’ve only highlighted some of the movies we believe where critical to his progression towards the Man of Steel
Another small role for Henry, starring Charlie Cox, Claire Daines, Roberty de Niro and Michelle Pfiffer. In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he’ll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.
The Tudors (2007-2010)
Role: Charles Brandon
This was without a doubt the role that “made” Henry Cavill. After the Tudors his movie filmography drastically improved.
The action packed Immortals gave us plenty of a muscle ripped Henry Cavill. He starred and played the role of Theseus, a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Cold Light of Day (2012)
After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase. With Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver.
Here’s his complete filmography:
2001 – Laguna
2002 – The Count of Monte Cristo
2003 – I Capture the Castle
2005 – Hellraiser: Hellworld
2006 – Tristan + Isolde
2007 – Red Riding Hood
2007 – Stardust
2009 – Blood Creek
2009 – Whatever Works
2011 – Immortals
2012 – The Cold Light of Day
2013 – Man of Steel