Henry Cavill Is An Apex Nerd

Superman's hobby is super small.
Henry Cavill Is An Apex Nerd

Henry Cavill has made his mark as Superman in the DCEU and more recently (and more badass-ly), as Geralt in Netflix's The Witcher. With all his skin-tight costumed, superhuman roles, that the general population demand be played by a ripped dude, it's easy to forget that while Cavill looks like a muscle-bound hunk Hollywood plucked out of a catalog, he is a giant nerd (Said as a compliment). Whether it's missing out on the call to play Superman because he was busy doing a raid in Warcraft:

Or campaigning for the role of Geralt because he loved the games so much:

But Cavill's most recent example hits another level: His long-neglected Warhammer 40,000 hobby that he's found some extra time for during social distancing:

You don't just accidentally trip and fall into Warhammer 40,000. People have gone into the Games Workshop section of the mall and disappeared like alien abduction victims over that shit. It grabs you and imbibes your inner-geek with power like light from the Earth's yellow sun -- which you're not getting enough of because you're inside painting Warhammer 40,000 models. Painting these miniature models is a wildly in-depth process. Here, check out Games Workshop's instructional video for that model that Cavill is working on:

That's the type of thing you'd expect only someone with the delicate fingers of an Italian marionette puppeteer to be able to do, not a dude that can bench press your entire family. Cavill might at first glance seem like more of an Iron Hands guy then an Adeptus Custodes one, but we're not going to argue with a guy who reloads his fists like guns.

Henry Cavill Is An Apex Nerd
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Top Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

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