Henry Cavill is undoubtedly a huge star and a household name, but it would be hard to rightly call him a certified action hero, at least based on the evidence that has been presented repeatedly throughout his career.
Sure, he was officially DCU’s Superman for nearly a dozen years after he was first announced as the costume’s newest incumbent in January 2011, but man of Steel was his only stop in the limelight. Fantasy blockbuster with swords and sandals immortal relied more on its looks than its performance, UNCLE’s husband flopped at the box office, and forgot about it Hunter of the night was just crap.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout is incredible, but he was technically the villain during The Witcher is a TV series that will lose him as a lead actor. However, none of Cavill’s runners and gunners compare to the sheer awfulness of The cold light of dayhis final pre-Superman appearance, which garnered an abominable Rotten Tomatoes score of just four percent.
As an early 2010s lo-fi thriller starring Bruce Willis, expectations should have been low at first, but somehow they didn’t live up to it. Cavill’s aide discovers his family has disappeared while on vacation, only to be tasked with delivering a missing briefcase within 24 hours or his nearest and dearest will be killed.
Standard fare delivered with exactly zero skill, panache or excitement, we endeavor to explain why The cold light of day rose from the dead on demand according to FlixPatrol and became one of the biggest hits on Starz. Matthew Vaughns argyleGuy Ritchies The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfareand the highlanders reboot might yet herald the age of Henry Cavill: Bankable Action Star, but for now the jury’s out.
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