Henry Cavill landed on the June/July 2013 issue of Details magazine.
Inside, the “Superman” star spoke about his reaction when he found out he had gotten the part. He confessed, “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!’”
Cavill knows there’s a lot of pressure on him to bring everything he has to the role. He explained, “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.”
Read more in the latest issue of Details, available now.