The real-life Superman and closeted video game geek, Henry Cavill, has been passing time in self-isolation by painting tiny game figurines... And they're incredible.
Keep scrolling to see his amazing artwork for yourself...
Henry Cavill is the gaming nerd none of us knew we needed.
via: GettyThe British actor has recently revealed his self-isolation antics and, let's just say, they weren't what any of us were expecting.
But let's start from the beginning...
via: IMDBThe thirty-six-year-old initially gained fame from his portrayal of the iconic superhero, Superman, where he played the infamous role across 3 different movies: Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League.
But, these days, most of you will undoubtedly know him best from his eye-widening role in the Netflix show, The Witcher.
via: IMDBHow could any of us forget this?
Cavill's portrayal of the monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, has gained the actor a whole new fanbase...
via: IMDBFor reasons which are pretty obvious - Just look at him.
People were quick to fall in love with Geralt...
via: IMDBWhich can only be credited to Cavill's dedication and passion for the role.
Because it turns out that Cavill went to extreme lengths to envision his character during filming.
via: IMDBThe actor, who wore a weathered suit of he even “made breakfast" and slept in his costume. The Witcher producer, Lauren Schmidt, explained, “He wanted, for instance, for the armor to look like it had been worn for years and years. So, he made breakfast in it and he would sleep in it."
According to the team, Cavill was hugely invested in his character.
via: Getty“We were like ‘you don’t have to do that by the way’, but he’s that invested in embodying his character. It was important to him. It’s one of the reasons why Henry is such an important member of our team."
He had to gain a tremendous amount of muscle for the role also...
via: IMDBAnd the actor reportedly got so ripped that he would tear through his costumes. Tim Aslam told Polygon that, during filming, Cavill’s “muscles wore down the leather at such an alarming rate" that replacements were “near-constantly" being made to ensure he was camera-ready.
But, behind all the masculinity and the muscle...
via: GettyHenry is seemingly hiding a much quieter, more introverted demeanor.
Now, most of us have a pretty general idea as to what Cavill does for fun in his spare time.
via: GettyLifting weights, throwing axes, chopping wood in his yard... You know, all those stereotypically masculine hobbies.
But, in reality...
via: GettySuperman is actually a self-professed geek.
For starters, the actor loves to bake.
He's also an avid animal lover.
And, on top of his love of dogs and fresh bread...
via: GettyHe is also a hugely passionate gamer.
But we're not talking about your typical video games, here. We're talking Warhammer, the legendary table-top battle game.