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This is certainly one of the best news in recent weeks for fans of the actor Henry Cavill, and for all his fans: he is actually responsible for bringing the Warhammer 40,000 universe to life through a series planned for Prime Video.
Henry Cavill at the helm of the Warhammer 40,000 series
This was actually through an interview given to Josh Horowitch (via PC gaming) that the British actor Henry Cavill engaged in some confessions. Without too many surprises, the latter once again made it clear how much he loves these fantasy universes, and according to him, directing a project like the Warhammer 40,000 series is a great privilege for him.
I can't say too much, because it's still too early, but to have the opportunity to bring this project to the screen and to be at the helm to make it true is crucial for me. These are things I've been involved in since I was a kid. It's a topic I spend my free time daydreaming about, even as an adult. And I have the opportunity to revive them. There is no better reason to join the industry than to do something like this and I am very happy to be here.
If today there are many fans who were disappointed with the actor's last appearances through the last season of the Witcher, and as for the Warhammer series, things should be quite different because Henry Cavill, in addition to the main role, will also have a supporting role. -manufacturer. So, unlike the Netflix series, here they will have real control and therefore be able to have real control and make sure that the show is truly faithful.
A project led by a real enthusiast!
While we all can't wait to find out what Henry Cavill has in store for us, some might still be worried. But rest assured! If you follow the actor's news at all, you will know that the latter is a true lover of the Warhammer license.
In 2021, Henry Cavill did indeed explain (via Premiere) how much he loved this franchise, spending hours in front of the video game, but also in front of other titles like Assassin's Creed.
I spend a lot of time on my computer playing Warhammer 40K. Lately, I've also been devouring Assassin's Creed: Valhalla. It became a hobby for me, if I can sum it up like that… And that's how I got into The Witcher games.
A little later, on social network Instagramhas made it clear how close to his heart this series project on Prime Video is, and his primary goal is not to disappoint fans of the franchise.
For 30 years I have dreamed of seeing a live action adaptation of the Warhammer universe. After 22 years in the industry, I believe I have the skills and experience to bring the Warhammer Cinematic Universe to life. (…) To all Warhammer fans, I promise to respect this license that I love. And I'm doing my best to bring you something fantastic ever seen.