Henry Cavill to Star in Amazon’s Warhammer 40,000 Project: Henry Cavill is having a difficult time since he left of DCU in the role of Superman. He was so enthralled on playing Man of Steel 2 that it was the reason he quit the Witcher franchise.
However, this British actor is back to the franchise that has its roots in the cult mini game Warhammer 40,000.
Henry Cavill to Star in Amazon’s Warhammer 40,000 Project
According to reports from The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon is currently in “final discussions” to acquire the rights from the owners, Games Workshop after having the opportunity to bid in a bidding battle.
Cavill is set to be the main character of the series , as also the director of production for the series that is based upon Warhammer 40,000.
The Hollywood Reporter confirms: “Vertigo Entertainment is contracted to executive produce.” But they haven’t decided on a showrunner or writer to run the show as of yet.
Rahul Kohli, and Asa Butterfield showed interest to Be Featured on the series
After this report, Midnight Mass star Rahul Kohli suggested for Henry Cavill on Warhammer 40,000 project on Twitter. Kohli suggested that Henry Cavill create Warhammer 40K as a movie or as a limited series.
Kohli’s Tweet has drawn lots of attention because Kohli’s Tweet has been a source of attention as Doctor Strange screenwriter C. Robert Cargill showed an interest in writing the script.
The interest doesn’t stop there because Sex Education star Asa Butterfield was also retweeted to demonstrate his enthusiasm for playing the role of a servant for the film adaptation.
What is The Warhammer 40,000 Game?
Warhammer 40,000 aka Warhammer 40K is a tabletop game released in 1987 created by Games Workshop.
The players are able to start battles making miniature models of vehicles and warriors. The game’s name suggests the plot of the game is set 40000 years into the future. There are also some dark elements to the plot.
In this game supernatural creatures and aliens perceive human society as potential threats in their lives. Humanity has stopped progressing to fight long-running wars throughout the decades.
Apart from people, it also features other races such as Necron, Aeldari, Orks Tyranids, as well as T’au. The show will surely get fans giddy. Because the show is an action-packed sci-fi and fantasy show with people and animals.
Warhammer 40,000 is the most well-known miniature wargame around the world. The game continues to release its latest edition, which will be released on July 20, 2020.
It has a loyal fan base in the UK and Cavill himself is a huge fan playing video games. He’s definitely an avid Warhammer gamer too.
Henry Cavill a Fan of Warhammer
In recent times, Warhammer has taken this chance to become well-known by releasing music, films, novels, and comics in addition to publishing other tabletop games as well as video games.
The possibility of a live-action adaptation of the film were circulating for a several times. It is highly likely that the show will premiere on Amazon with the voice of Henry Cavill.
He was an impressive actor on Netflix’s The Witcher and created a large fan base playing Geralt from Rivia.
It is known that the British actor was a massive lover of The Witcher game as well. As a fan of the game, he was the best portrayal of The Witcher in the game.
The fans can only hope for positive things from Amazon’s ambitious project called Warhammer 40,000.