The Man of Steel star told Guy’s Health that he came close to getting the role of 007 in 2006’s Casino Royale however was beaten by Daniel Craig He included that his physique at the time proved problematic during his audition.
” I most likely might have prepared much better,” Cavill stated. “I remember the director, Martin Campbell, stating, ‘Looking a little chubby there, Henry.'”
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Cavill auditioned while wrapped in nothing however a towel, recreating a scene from an earlier Bond film starring Sean Connery.
He continued, “I didn’t know how to train or diet. And I’m delighted Martin stated something, since I respond well to reality. It assists me improve.”
Cavill has long been open about having problem with his weight as a teen, and his experiences of being dubbed “Fat Cavill” by bullies at school.
” I was a chubby kid,” he informed the publication. “I might’ve extremely well gone down the route of simply accepting my lot in life and being like, ‘I guess I’m not going to do anything.'”
On losing the role to Craig, along with starring functions in films consisting of Golden and Tristan Isolde, Cavill stated he had actually long grown used to rejection.
” I wasn’t thrilled about not getting these things,” the star said, “however I was so used to disappointment from the acting company, and likewise from boarding school. ‘No, you’re unsatisfactory’– that wasn’t anything brand-new to me.”
After playing the role of Superman in 3 DC Universe movies, Cavill confirmed in September 2018 that he would be stepping down as the character He next stars in the Netflix dream drama The Witcher