“I Mean That Respectfully..”: Dwayne Johnson Puts Henry Cavill Up on the Pedestal Ahead of Iconic Superman Actor

Published 11/24/2022, 9:15 AM EST

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Standing amongst the world’s highest-paid actors, Dwayne Johnson is one of the greatest entertainers ever. He found early success as a pro wrestler in WWE and used it to his advantage for a head-start in WWE.

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Soon, he was soaring high in Hollywood and starring in several highly successful movies. Johnson is also known for his impressive physique, which he carved with extreme dedication and hard work. However, he always did not have such a physique; after joining Hollywood, he started building his physique. Several Hollywood stars have impressive physiques, such as Henry Cavill, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, and many more.

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Similar to Johnson, fellow DC Star, Henry Cavill also has one of the most aesthetically pleasing physiques. The Rock starred in Black Adam, which had released last month. It saw the eventual return of Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel.

Although Black Adam did not receive positive reviews from the critics, it was loved by the fans, who were excited to see Superman return. Dwayne Johnson took to Twitter to speak on how they established the power hierarchy in DC, and how much they fought for bringing back Henry Cavill as Superman.

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Johnson said, “There was no other Superman to bring back than Henry Cavill is our generations superman in my opinion the greatest Superman and I mean that respectfully to the other actors specially Christopher Reeve but the great superman of all time.”

 Christopher Reeve starred in the 1978 Superman movie and its next two sequels. He was one of the most popular Superman characters until Henry Cavill appeared.

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In the same video posted above, Johnson opened up with exciting and good news related to Black Adam. Johnson’s Black Adam came out last month, and although it received poor scores and ratings, the fans loved the movie and were thrilled by it.

Johnson announced that they were still the no.1 movie but this time, digitally. He said, “You guys have made Black Adam, number one again. Now, on digital. Black Adam is the number one movie on Itunes. We released Black Adam yesterday, we thought it was a strategic release to go on all digital platforms, as we are still out in the theaters.” 

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The 50-year-old stated that the digital release was planned according to the holiday session, the thanksgiving and Christmas holidays for the audience to enjoy it both in the theaters and at home.

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