Henry Cavill says he will not return as Superman

DC fans across the globe collectively mourned Wednesday.

British actor Henry Cavill said he will no longer be donning the red cape.

Superman in the DC Comics extended cinematic universe.

Fans were stunned as this comes after Cavill announced.

Cavill even made a cameo as Superman in a mid-credits scene at the end.

On Instagram, Cavill explained he had a meeting with flimmaker.

James Gunn and British film producer Peter Safran, who in October.

I will, after all, not be returning as Superman.