Cavill is reportedly filming reshoots for 'Justice League,' and his 'MI6' mustache will be digitally removed in post-production

By Derek Lawrence
July 25, 2017 at 03:51 PM EDT
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Superman may be traditionally free of facial hair, but Henry Cavill’s most recent mission requires a mustache.

On Monday, Variety reported that expensive and “extensive” reshoots are currently underway for Justice League. And to the internet’s amusement, the toughest part of filming the new scenes is due to the stylish mustache Cavill has grown for his role in Mission: Impossible 6, which is also still filming. According to Variety, Paramount won’t allow the actor to lose the facial hair, so the ‘stache will have to be digitally removed in Justice League‘s post-production.

On Tuesday, Mission: Impossible 6 director Christopher McQuarrie jokingly explained the need for his star to keep the new look.

“In exactly one year you’ll understand: The only way to keep a fake ‘stache on Henry Cavill would be a liberal dose of staples. #MI6 07.27.18.”

There’s still no word on who Cavill will be playing in the latest installment of the spy franchise, but in April, McQuarrie revealed a first look at Cavill and his valuable ‘stache alongside Tom Cruise.

Mission: Impossible 6, which also stars Rebecca Ferguson and Simon Pegg, races into theaters on July 27, 2018.

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