Lex Luthor, Starro, heck… .even Ultra-Humanite! The Justice League has a long list of dastardly villains and nefarious nemeses but the only one that has come close to defeating Earth’s greatest (DC Comics) heroes is a little bit of hair on Superman’s lip. Well, that’s what the internet wants you to believe at least.
Yes, I am sure by know you have heard the whole torrid tale of Henry Cavill‘s $25 million dollar mouth brow. Reportedly (if you scan the headlines that have been trending for the past few days) this is the latest in a long line of doom and gloom rumors surrounding this fall’s DC Extending Universe epic team-up movie, Justice League, surely meant that the production was in turmoil… Okay, maybe not so much. Superman (AKA: Cavill) took to social media to make the following comment.
Dear followers, it is time to finally set the record straight in this moustache fiasco. Pictured above, is not a set on MI6 but is in fact the latest in a series of weapons being designed by Warner Bros and Paramount Studios to combat the entity know as “Henry Cavill’s Moustache”. There has been no discussion over whether to shave or not to shave for the JL reshoots, simply a relentless campaign to put an end to the seemingly inexorable conquest of this despotic ‘stache. It is not a question of IF I should shave – it is a question of how can we possibly be victorious against such a beast without bringing our own doom raining down upon us. #MI6 #JusticeLeague #HenryCavillsMoustache #HopeIsAllWeHaveLeft #MoustacheImpossible
Well, there you go, straight from the Kryptonian’s mouth. Maybe this mouth merkin matter is much ado about nothing? Maybe the brouhaha about Cavill’s bro-broom is bunk? Sure, this could all just be damage control, and Henry’s dental duster is actually dooming the whole production. I’d even go so far as to say sometimes, just sometimes, spin might be placed onto stories for the sake of it. Remember, some people make money off of making you mad.
Also, and semi-related, IF this is just damage control from Warner Bros. and Cavill’s cookie comb is costing that much… Hey spend a little more and make lip sweaters cannon for the whole Justice League franchise!
I present someone else’s video as evidence for this being a good idea: