Nobody Recognises Superman Actor Henry Cavill in Clark Kent Clothes

By Gary Cutlack on at

Superman actor Henry Cavill has tried to test out the theory that Superman's identity can be adequately masked by a pair of specs and slightly less ruffled hair, by posing in and around New York's Times Square without appearing to be recognised by anyone.

Only... he wasn't even wearing glasses. And he was wearing a Superman t-shirt. It's almost as if poor Henry Cavill was very bored and wanted some attention, so hit the town expecting to be mobbed by ladies or men or whatever he prefers to pass the time with in hotel rooms -- but nothing happened.

He's recorded a video of a man standing about on a selection of street corners with nothing happening:

Dear Doubter, The glasses are good enough. Regards, Superman #WhoWillWin #Superman

A video posted by Henry Cavill (@henrycavill) on

Of course, this assumes anyone's excited about seeing Henry Cavill at all. Maybe everyone just thought "Oh look, there's Henry Cavill going about his business, presumably because work on Batman V Superman has finished and he's between jobs, I'd better let him enjoy his shopping and not be a clingy weirdo, he probably gets a lot of that. Plus he's a pretty rubbish Superman."

Or maybe he just has a generic face. [Instagram via Shortlist]

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