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Superman Goes Undercover: Find Out How Henry Cavill Got in Latest 'Mission:Impossible' Installment

Update Date: Mar 19, 2017 10:22 PM EDT
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Superman becoming a super sleuth can be a great plot for the next movie in the DC Comics universe. But that has to wait as Henry Cavill has just committed to be part of the cast in the upcoming "Mission: Impossible 6" movie currently in the works.

Everything happened through a casual exchange on Instagram. The Independent wrote that the "Mission:Impossible 6" director Christopher Mcquarrie posted a photo on the social media site that was captioned with the invite.

Say, @henrycavill. Had a thought. Curious if you're interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible. No pressure.

A post shared by Christopher McQuarrie (@christophermcquarrie) on Mar 16, 2017 at 7:16pm PDT

The Henry Cavill then replied the affirmative but on a condition that he gets to fly for real in the "Mission: Impossible" sequel. The film director called his bluff and Henry Cavill was in the project through the unorthodox hiring.

The casting coup is expected lend more star power to "Mission: Impossible 6". The Hollywood Reporter disclosed that the cast still includes Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, and Jeremy Renner. The film is targeted for release by Paramount in 2018. While it is already confirmed that Henry Cavill is going to join the "Mission: Impossible 6" movie, there is still no news as to what his role will be in the film.

It was also McQuarrie who directed the "Mission: Impossible 5". Movie number six of the franchise will be co-produced by McQuarrie, Tom Cruise and Don Granger together with Skydance Productions.

This year, Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Superman in the "Justice League" movie that is slated for release in November. His first foray as Clark Kent in "Man of Steel" was so successful that the role was offered to him again in the DC universe crossover movie "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice". Henry Cavill's manager has indicated that he is working on another standalone Superman movie. He is also going to appear in the Netflix war drama "Sand Castle" that will premiere in April.

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