Henry Cavill Responds to Those 'Fifty Shades Darker' Rumors

by Philiana Ng 10:15 PM PDT, July 21, 2015
Playing Henry Cavill Responds to Those 'Fifty Shades Darker' Rumors

Is Superman heading to the sexy world of Fifty Shades?

Rumors are swirling that Henry Cavill may be putting on a different kind of suit for the erotic drama’s anticipated sequel, Fifty Shades Darker, so ET’s Carly Steel went straight to the source to try and crack the case.

WATCH: Sexy First Look at Christian Grey in 'Fifty Shades Darker'

“How can I make this interesting?” the star coyly said when asked to address the casting rumors at The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’s press junket on Tuesday. “I think it’s probably best that I say nothing for now.”

And getting the 32-year-old hunk to spill the beans by offering to use “one of those electrical devices” from Fifty Shades won’t work either.

“It doesn’t work on me,” the charming Brit said. “I’m non-conductive.”

MOVIES: All the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sex Scenes, By the Numbers

He is Superman, after all.

Cavill is reportedly being eyed to play Jack Hyde, Anastasia Steele’s (Dakota Johnson) new boss, who takes an immediate liking to her. If it all comes to fruition and Cavill officially signs up, it’d be one hot matchup between Cavill and Christian Grey himself, Jamie Dornan!

Even though the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star kept things close to the vest when it came to Fifty Shades Darker, Cavill has at least one fan ready to buy a ticket: his Man From U.N.C.L.E. co-star Armie Hammer.

“Just do it,” said Hammer, who was, funnily enough, once rumored to be in the mix to play Christian.

“At this time, I’m not allowed to say anything,” Cavill said.

Hmm, not allowed? That’s not exactly a no, Mr. Cavill. So well-behaved.

Should Henry Cavill join Fifty Shades Darker? Tell us your thoughts by tweeting @ETnow!

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. opens Aug. 14. Fifty Shades Darker hits theaters Feb. 10, 2017.

Henry Cavill is one busy man. ET was on the Man From U.N.C.L.E. set with Cavill and Armie Hammer as they were transported back in time!