Henry Cavill is evaluating his options after stepping down as Superman as the DC character is rebooted by a new regime. According to sources, she is exploring many possibilities as she is lining up for film and television projects. One of them, which is at a more advanced stage, is assumed Warhammer 40,000 at Amazon Studios. Details are sketchy, but I hear the deal, which is still being negotiated, will see Cavill title and executive produce a sci-fi TV series and possibly a movie based on the game, with Vertigo Entertainment also producing.
Warhammer 40,000 is a miniatures game produced by Games Workshop where players fight battles using miniature models of warriors and combat vehicles. It takes place in the distant future, where stagnant human civilization is threatened by hostile aliens and supernatural creatures. The game’s models are a mix of humans, aliens, and supernatural monsters with futuristic weapons and supernatural powers. The game’s fictional setting was developed through a series of novels published by Games Workshop’s Black Library publishing division.
The project will keep Cavill in genre territory. On television, he most recently starred in the Netflix fantasy drama series The Witcher.