Fans Make Neat Comparisons Between Henry Cavill and Legendary Peter Cushing, and It Is Not Just Sherlock Holmes

Published 02/06/2023, 10:30 AM EST

There is something about the classic actors that is so intriguing. For instance, Peter Cushing, who had a huge acting career, has set a benchmark for superhero movies. While talking about British actors, Henry Cavill is also the kind of actor who has established himself as a Hollywood giant. As the actor has gained a lot of fame, fans compared Cushing to this classic British actor.

In his long career, Cushing starred in over 100 films. Peter Cushing portrayed the character of Sherlock Holmes and set the bar high. Following him, many actors portrayed the character of a great detective, including the British A-lister Benedict Cumberbatch. However, after The Witcher actor portrayed the detective, fans made a comparison between Cavill and Cushing. Here is how fans are making Henry Cavill the modern-day Peter Cushing.

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Fans believe Henry Cavill is the modern Peter Cushing

Because both actors have gained a lot of love from their fans, and have portrayed characters as accurately as they could, fans brought out some common elements between them. First things first, both are British actors who got famous via American stories. Secondly, both actors seem cool and friendly externally although, both share introverted personalities. Despite having to portray any character, both of them take it extremely seriously. And both the actors are nerdy and love staying closer to the source material.

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Both actors portrayed the iconic character, Sherlock Holmes, along with other actors too. Fans on Twitter have made a parallel between the Man of Steel actor and Cushing. They also wished that Cushing would be alive; they would have loved watching him working alongside the Superman actor.

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As Henry Cavill is going to star in Amazon Prime’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Warhammer 40,000, fans found it interesting that Cushing also liked stuff like that. Cushing was also an admirer of action and history.

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Did fans bring out the similarities in both actors, strike you to think about it, too? Do you also think there are similarities between them? Share your opinions with us in the comment box below while exploring more about Peter Cushing on Amazon Prime.

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Neha Chande

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Neha Rajesh Chande is a writer at Netflix Junkie. She has pursued her master's degree with English Literature. Previously, she's been a facilitator and a lecturer of English and Communication Skills.

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