Henry Cavill lost James Bond role for being overweight

Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill

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British said he did not prepare well for the screen test in 2006.

Henry Cavill, 36, is now known for his role as Superman, but he could have been James Bond. In 2006, the British actor auditioned for the movie "007: Casino Royale" but was rejected. He made that revelation in an interview with Men's Health magazine, which he covered in August. "Probably I could have prepared better", Cavill said.

The test screen was the reenactment of a scene from the first James Bond movie in which Sean Connery, the interpreter of the character in that movie, comes out of the bathroom wearing only a towel. And the problem was not exactly the acting.

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