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The canon of Marvel comics has a ridiculous number of heroes with the rank of captain, such as Captain America, Captain Marvel, and the cult classic. captain britain.
An absolutely prized C-list Marvel character who was made to appeal to the UK market, many expected him to appear in a live-action Marvel Cinematic Universe movie for a while, and who better to take on that role than henry cavill? The former Superman actor is criticized for many Marvel rumours, but new fan art brings him to life as the hero.
Immensely talented digital artist Subi Ozil has given the world a great preview of what he would look like on paper, with some delicately done art that proves Cavill has the looks and the muscle to do it.
Cavill has yet to make a solid comeback in the DC Extended Universe as Superman, with body doubles used for the character during appearances in both. Pacifier Y Shazamwith which it seems very unlikely that Cavill plans to return to the role.
Cavill returned to do new takes on Zack Snyder’s Justice League, but has since been heavily linked with a number of roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, such as Hyperion and, of course, Captain Britain. The Englishman is still quite a busy man, with him leading The Wizard on Netflix to heavy criticism.
Whether or not it will ever cross the comic book movie aisle is up in the air so far, but there is rarely smoke without fire.