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Henry Cavill is the Top Man

Henry Cavill is the Top Man

British bloke Henry Cavill models a TopMan jacket in VMAN magazine’s summer 2009 issue, on stands May 14.

The chiseled 26-year-old Tudors star contemplated joining the military during his string of bad luck, which included narrowly missing being cast as Superman. Then Batman. Then James Bond. He even missed Twilight, despite the endorsement of author Stephenie Meyer.

“I was almost to the point of giving up,” Henry recalls.

As for his pretty mug as the international face of Dunhill? “I do get asked to read the good-looking bloke quite a lot,” Henry admits. “I’m not…unaware of that aspect of myself. But it’s just one aspect, and I don’t feel I’ve been pigeonholed.”

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Credit: Maya Singer; Photos: Mark Abrahams
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  • cm

    HOT! HOT! HOT!
    THANKS JJ!!!
    more Henry :D

  • dundies

    he would of considered twilight, had he been younger?? no henry no

  • ATwilightKiss

    Is he referring to Edward Cullen in Twilight? Oh no, if he’s one of the last four to audition before Rob, then the general description of Kristen of the audition is not too flattering… :-(

  • movielover85

    He is not referring to twilight in that quote, he is referring to missing out on Batman and James Bond.

    LOVE Henry!!!!


    Love his hair this way!

  • Rach

    Jared, I love you.

  • Gossip Girl

    He’s the most delicious man in the entire planet.
    I love you, Henry!

  • kinny

    Ooh yummy, loving the hair!

  • Emma

    I love Henry! Thanks JJJ!

    And no, Henry never auditioned for Edward Cullen in Twilight. He wasn’t even formerly approached about the role, because although he was Stephenie Meyer’s physical ideal for Edward (she has said this herself), he was deemed “too old” to play the 17 year old vampire, and didn’t even get an audition for the part.

  • drooling


    Wow. Wow… WOW!

    no more vocabulary left! ;)

  • Pattycake

    Clearly I have been reading too many gossip posts this year because my reaction was, “They named a product ‘Top Man’?” Is there a “Bottom Man” jacket?

  • WSM

    I hope they will cast him as superman on the Justice League movie

  • ATwilightKiss

    Thanks, Emma, for the lovely clarification. I appreciate it. :-)

  • ms

    Is he gay?

  • Choochoo

    I hate it when decent guys are bent as nine bob note blokes.
    I don’t get the gay vibe from him.

  • Emma

    No problem! :)

  • D

    no, he’s not gay. BTW, there’s nothing wrong with being gay. He’s just really hot, pretty, and delish!!

  • cece

    He is the perfect Batman.

  • rachel

    THANKS JJ I LOVE THIS MAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Lovely

    I dont think someone gay would want to join the military because of patriot’s pride but to see naked men galore. Cavill has expressed that he wanted to join the military because he loves the armed forces, it’s a family heritage, and also for patriot’s pride.
    He’s just British and classy, doesnt have any feminine mannerism, and DATES GIRLS!
    How can he be so gorgeoous? i mean, SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO gorgeous?
    Henry, you can be on top whenever you want.

  • ellen

    Henry can take over 007 and the Batman franchise. He is so talented and hot inside and out. Plus he’s very nice and no ego @ all.

  • sarah

    British military??????? THUD

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  • hoyas

    Keep it coming on Cavill….

    thanks jared

  • Lovely


    I agree with you, except for the part where you say “no ego at all” because he’s not a pushover. Maybe you meant “down to earth”? :)
    He seems to be very, very, very down to earth. So much like you dont see in celebrities or from someone this beautiful.

  • Gossip Girl

    Guys, meet Agent 007!!!

    It’s Bond. James Bond.

  • D

    I do think that eventually he will be Bond, maybe five years or so? What is great about Henry is that you look at him and just know that he would know what to do with you if he got you naked. Not that it would take much for any of us to strip down for him! Now Pattinson, I don’t think he would know what to do with a naked girl.

  • ally

    Cavill was always the favorite to play Bond and even Batman except the factor was his age. The Nolan brothers other favorite was Jake GYllenhaal. Craig is getting old and with looney Bale ;Cavill should take over. Nolan is not even sure of getting onboard part 3.

  • April

    Now that he has reached that Mature Look. . . looks like everyone wants him: Directors, producers, cougars. . . lmao

  • medic

    perfect package

  • lotr

    Cavill is the future of Hollywood. Cavill will always look to JJ someday for being among his discoverers because he is the future of Hollywood. JJ and many know this.

  • tonie

    He is getting better with age. When he was younger he was so pretty and now he is very handsome in a mature way. I really like how he seems to down play his looks. Love him in the Tudors. I think he would make a great Bond but really want to see him in something original. A role where there would be no comparisons and he could really make it his own.


    Jared, you must know that we, Henry fans, LOVE YOU!
    And it’s nice that he was nice to you when he met you.
    Only nice thing we can say about Henry Cavill.
    First of all, he looks like a Greek God.
    Second, he knows he’s good looking, but he sounds so confident of his talent even when he has missed some roles. It looks like he believes in himself and that makes him even more attractive, because he doesn’t look like he’s all that. He seems very down to earth.
    I’m happy that he didn’t give up.

  • Anne

    omg thank you Jared!!!!!
    i’m in love with this goregous man <3

  • Aniele

    OMG!!!!! He’s gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • elsa

    LOVE HIM! Thanks Jared!

  • nat

    Raise your hand if you wanna marry Henry Cavill!!
    (raises both hands)

  • rpatzfan

    another hot british boy ! R-patz ,Binbons and now Mr.Cavil ,i wanna go London right now!

  • ms

    I believe that he is gay because we haven’t heard a lot about any girlfriends!

  • Lover


    Are you gay and want him to be gay so you could dream that you have a chance with him? just wondering?

    Lots of actors enjoy the nice things they can get by being in the business, but hate the fact that the loss of privacy comes with it. So many actors keep their private lives private. Especially someone like Henry Cavill, who’s not very fond of being the center of the attention.
    He’s not gay. Sorry.

  • D

    Henry is like a fine wine that has a nice body and i’m sure a good flavor that goes down easy. Yes, all puns intended.

  • D

    Henry is like a fine wine that has a nice body and i’m sure a good flavor that goes down easy. Yes, all puns intended.

  • Celia

    Look at his curly hair!!! So cute!!!! :D

  • tanya

    class act guy

  • broadway

    His Dunhill video is so Bruce Wayne…..Jared pls post that video sometime….

  • Kristin

    Henry Cavill is a winner.
    I can see him in all the great roles in the future.
    He has it all!
    Plus, he’s unbelievably handsome and masculine.
    I’m on my fifth bucket of drool.

  • rodgerlvu

    that’s cool..thanks JJ

  • mickey

    What happened to him? He is usually GORGEOUS and in these photos he looks not gorgeous. What’s with the weird curly hair? They should kick the stylist in the head and the photographer in the eye.

  • Knowing

    Henry is not gay at all. He recently dated a girl from New Zealand. They broke up a while ago.

  • Gossip Girl

    I love the hair, looks very touchable.
    Nothing can un-gorgeousize him. That’s not possible.

  • barbie

    I hate to say it, but I don’t like the way he looks in these pics at all. He just looks…weird. :(