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Henry Cavill Explains How Close He Came To Playing Superman (He Even Wore The Cape)

Before the Bryan Singer-helmed "Superman Returns" went into production, Cavill was slated to star as the Man of Steel in "Terminator Salvation" director McG's vision of the beloved DC Comics superhero.

"I was attached to the McG 'Superman' movie," Cavill told MTV News during a press event for Woody Allen's "Whatever Works." "Then Bryan Singer came on and took the helm and he made his movie."

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