With Steve Rogers’ (Chris Evans) retirement and the Captain America mantle passed on to Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) during the Disney+ series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” there’s room for a superstar such as Henry Cavill to step in and carry a franchise. A trilogy following Brian Braddock as Captain Britain would be a step in the right direction.
Daniel Savage, a self-taught digital artist, seems to agree, posting an image of Henry Cavill in an updated version of the uniform the star could wear to join the MCU on Instagram. One of the most notable differences between the comic uniform and the one proposed by Savage is the lack of a traditional Union Jack. Just as Captain America questioned in “The Avengers,” the flag could be portrayed as “a little old-fashioned,” and replacing it with something more tactical brings with it a more grounded look.
The caption on the Instagram post reads, “@henrycavill wants to play Captain Britain? Oh yeah! Wanted to try and modernize a couple [of] different Cap Brit designs for this piece. Would you like to see @henrycavill in the MCU?” With an actor like Cavill donning a costume like this, it would be no surprise if fans were to clamor for an appearance of the British superhero.