Superman Henry Cavill to fly in for Jersey premiere

Henry Cavill as Superman The Jersey born actor is the first non-American to don the red Superman cape

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Superman Henry Cavill will come to the island for the Jersey premiere of Man of Steel.

He is the first non-American to don the red cape, and is from the Channel Island.

Cavill and some of the film's other cast members will be in the island for the first showing of the film in St Helier on Friday 14 June.

The Jersey premiere at Cineworld is set for two days after the UK premiere next month.

The film is directed by Zack Snyder who also directed 300 and Watchmen.

Henry Cavill was born in Jersey and went to St Michael's preparatory school in St Saviour before going to Stowe boarding school in Buckinghamshire.

He found fame playing Charles Brandon in the Tudors and was shortlisted to play James Bond. He also appeared in Immortals.

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