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Previously Rejected by Fans for Being Too Skinny, New Superman Blows up the Internet With His Latest Training Picture: “People Forget Henry Was Scrawny AF”

Published 11/21/2023, 12:48 AM EST

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Hollywood is no stranger to insane physical transformations. The profession often asks for the actors and performers to go through unreal weight loss transformations, or to gain a ton of muscle mass in a short span of time for a role. The most recent jaw-dropping fitness transformation that we have witnessed is of David Corenswet, who will be starring as the next Superman in the upcoming movie ‘Superman: Legacy.’

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Corenswet has been bashed by the fans for his slim and skinny physique countless times before. However, in a recently posted YouTube short, David looks ready to step in Cavill’s shoes. While many fans seemed impressed by his new look, many DC fans are still skeptical about whether or not David would be a good fit for the role of Superman. 

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The iconic character of Superman has been living in the hearts of countless individuals for a long time now. The character was first launched back in 1938 and has gathered a whopping following ever since. Corenswet, who will be replacing Henry Cavill, has a lot of pressure on his shoulders at the moment, as he is expected to make his debut as Superman in 2025. 

 Amidst fans doubting David’s potential due to his small size compared to Henry, a photo that recently went viral saw David Corenswet looking insanely big even in a sweatshirt. The post led to a debate among the DC fans, who all had different things to say. Let’s take a look at some of the reactions.


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Netizens react to David Corenswet’s transformation

One of the users commented on the video by appreciating Corenswet’s work ethic. He wrote, “He’s taking it seriously! Gotta love that. Nothing makes me more excited for a movie, then when the actor takes an iconic role seriously,” while another user pointed out that “People forget Henry was scrawny af when he was casted for Man of Steel, he was even leaner than David.”


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Another DC fan expressed his views on the same and wrote, “This is the least important aspect to Superman. Story is everything,” while another comment from a viewer reads, “I hope he doesn’t get as big Henry was he was to big lol.” Coming across the post, a fan of Henry Cavill stated, “U can’t just replace Henry with someone. He’s 1 piece.”

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What are your views on David Corenswet’s transformation? Do you think he would be able to live up to the expectations that the fans have for him? Let us know in the comments. 


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Written by:

Sarthak Khanna


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I am Sarthak Khanna. I first got involved in bodybuilding after watching the legendary documentary Pumping Iron. Having been a soccer enthusiast for years, I got my first gym membership as part of a rehabilitation routine after injuring my leg while playing soccer.
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Smrutisnat Jena