Henry Cavill stars in the Warhammer 40K series for Amazon

Even if it’s her period Man of Steel may have come to an endAnd the Henry Cavill He’s already preparing for his next project: an adaptation of the popular miniatures game Love Hammer 40,000.

according to Hollywood ReporterCavill will star in and produce a new series based on Warhammer 40KHe is currently working at Amazon. THR reports that Amazon is currently in “final talks” to acquire the rights to the game from owner Games Workshop following a competitive bid. There are currently no writers or showrunners attached to the project, though Vertigo Entertainment is executive producing along with Cavill.

What is Warhammer 40K?

Warhammer 40,000 – also known as Warhammer 40K or simply Warhammer – is a board game introduced by Games Workshop in 1987. Players simulate battles using scale models of warriors and vehicles. As the title suggests, Warhammer 40K is set 40,000 years in the future. The story of the game revolves around a stagnant human society that is hostile to aliens and various supernatural creatures.

Warhammer 40K is the most popular miniatures game in the world. However, the game’s most active player base is in the United Kingdom, its place of origin. (Over the years, Warhammer has spawned several spin-offs and spin-offs, including other board games, video games, music, novels, an animated film, and comic books published by companies like Titan and Marvel. There has also been talk in the past of a potential live-action series adaptation.)

Henry Cavill hung up his Superman cape

News of Cavill’s involvement in Amazon’s planned Warhammer series comes shortly after reports that the actor will not be playing Superman in the DC Universe. The actor recently appeared as the Last Son of Krypton in Black Adam, ending a five-year hiatus from the role. After Black Adam premiered, Cavill officially announced his return to Superman, with a sequel to his 2013 Man of Steel solo film reportedly in development.

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However, Cavill’s return came at a time when DC was experiencing a massive changing of the guard. New DC Studios co-president James Gunn recently confirmed that he’s writing a new Superman movie as part of a revamped DCU schedule for him and Peter Safran. The film will take place earlier in the life of the Man of Steel and will not star Cavill. However, Jan and Safran left open the possibility of working with Cavill in the future.

“James and Peter have a world to build. I wish them and all involved in the new universe the best of luck and the happiest of fortunes,” Cavill wrote in a statement discussing his departure from DC. “My role to wear the cape is over, but what Superman stands for will never pass. It’s been a fun ride with all of you, keep it up.”

Cavill is also preparing to say goodbye to his role as Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s live-action series The Witcher. After starring in the first two seasons of the show, the actor is preparing to leave the scene after the third, which is expected to debut in the summer of 2023. Liam Hemsworth will reprise the role of Geralt starting in the fourth season.

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