Zack Snyder shares photo of Henry Cavill in Christopher Reeve’s Superman suit

Yesterday Joe Manganiello revealed how close he was to playing Superman in Man of Steel, but today director Zack Snyder shared an awesome photo of the man who ended up with the job.

Snyder posted a picture on Vero of his first screen test with Henry Cavill as Superman. “First test with Henry… I knew right away he was my Superman,” Snyder wrote.

They didn’t have the Man of Steel suit built yet, so Cavill did his test wearing Christopher Reeve’s Superman costume.