He may have been called "Fat Cavill" at school, but according to Henry Cavill, the mockery of his weight didn't end in the playground. The Witcher has shown that as a young actor he lost the role of James Bond due to his weight.
In conversation with MH US, Cavill revealed this as part of his screen test for the role of Bond in Casino Royale, he had to go out of a bathroom wrapped in a towel to get a scene from one of the films from the Sean Connery era.
"I remember the director Martin Campbell who said," I look a little chubby there, Henry, "says Cavill." I didn't know how to exercise or diet. And I'm glad that Martin said something because I respond well to the truth. It helps me get better. “
At the time of Campbell's comment, Cavill was just a 23-year-old jobbing actor who hadn't made a name for himself as one of Hollywood's most jacked-up stars. Nor had he experienced the kind of painstaking training for which he has made a name for himself and which he now enjoys. "I represent important characters here," he says. "I don't want to be a chubby Geralt or fat Superman."
Even though his weight may have been the deciding factor last time, the role of 007 will be available soon, and Cavill is excited to be Bond. We are certain that the producers of the film will not quickly exclude the man who was officially known as "Fat Cavill" this time.