Whereas there are open questions relating to whether or not Henry Cavill will proceed within the position of Superman for the DCEU, he’s maintaining busy with a string of future motion pictures, together with a reboot of Highlander. In response to Big Freakin Robotic, The 38-year-old might now be becoming a member of one other long-awaited title, on this case romantic comedy The Rosie Project. An adaptation of the novel of the identical identify by Graeme Simsion, the movie has been floating round Hollywood for a while.
The story from Big Freakin Robotic has this to say about what audiences can anticipate from Cavill’s efficiency:
Henry Cavill will play Don Tillman, a genetics professor who has by no means been on a second date, however who now goals to fall in love. Tillman has Asperger’s syndrome (now known as autism spectrum dysfunction). The professor is aware of precisely what he’s in search of–all the things that the bartender Rosie isn’t. She’s wild, chaotic, and carefree. The other of Don Tillman. The pair hyperlink up when she wants assist discovering her beginning father and goals to make the most of Don Tillman’s abilities with genetics analysis. Naturally, the pair of opposites fall in love.
The e book first got here out in 2013, and was profitable sufficient to provide two sequels in 2014 and 2019. Sony optioned the filming rights again in 2014, and numerous efforts had been made to get the image off the bottom. Amongst these linked to the function had been Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, Jennifer Lawrence, and Richard Linklater. Nonetheless, the departure of Lawrence and Linklater put issues on maintain, earlier than speak of Ryan Reynolds taking over as lead actor surfaced in 2016.
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Since then, there haven’t been many updates on The Rosie Venture, except for a potential director in Intercourse Training‘s Ben Taylor. If true, Cavill could be an intriguing option to play Tillman, though he has some kind with much less historically heroic characters by way of his turns as Clark Kent. In addition to starring within the second season of The Witcher, Cavill has been named in a number of experiences of recent elements and franchises, together with a potential spy series with John Cena.
Given how lengthy The Rosie Venture has been in-development at Sony, we wouldn’t anticipate it to be confirmed by the studio anytime quickly, particularly with Cavill’s crowded manufacturing schedule. Nonetheless, the character appears to supply a chance for him to flex his comedic skills, one thing that he’s been displaying together with his dry humour in The Witcher, and the fleeting glimpses of his Sherlock Holmes in Enola Holmes.
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