How Gal Gadot & Henry Cavill Want to Change Their Industry

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Introduction: What Hollywood’s Best Actors Want to Change About the Movie Industry

Hollywood is an industry in the midst of change, with streaming services and social media becoming an increasingly large part of it. Actors are taking more control over their work and the way they are presented to audiences. But there’s still a long way to go before actors have parity in Hollywood as most still rely on agents or studios to make decisions for them. And Hollywood’s best actors are often the most critical about the industry.
Some of the most prominent actors in Hollywood today are not just outspoken, but also have a direct impact on the way their films get made and released by executives. One of the biggest culprits is Henry Cavill, DC’s Superman and Justice League franchise lead who plays a powerful man who’s killed off in last year’s Justice League. Gargamell spoke with GQ about his experience with Warner Bros., where he got his start in Hollywood.
In his interview, Cavill said he didn’t enjoy the promotion for Justice League and that Warner Bros. did too much “slapstick.” GQ’s Amy Wallace wrote: “Cavill, who plays an unkillable alien in the movie Man of Steel, says his character is ‘kind of tired of the bumpy ride,’ and in Justice League, ‘he’s just kind of fed up with it, really.'”

gal gadot and henry cavill
gal gadot and henry cavill

The Role of A-List Actors in the Digital Age

Florida’s Wesley Snipes learned that the hard way when he spent two years in jail for tax evasion. The Blade star was investigated for tax fraud after filing three years of false returns. Snipes was not a big name actor when he began making movies, his starring role in New Jack City made him a feared drug kingpin.
Snipes’ first movie came in 1998, a few years before the beginning of the digital age. He was one of many actors who broke new ground with the dicey business of movies and film financing in the digital age. But Snipes made headlines for all the wrong reasons, spending two years in a federal prison for tax evasion.
That’s why I’m so happy that online video can help us to keep tabs on A-list actors past and present. If you want to catch your favorite actor or actress in a new movie released this year, you need a place like IMDb.com.

gal gadot and henry cavill
gal gadot and henry cavill

Where Hollywood is Going with AI Tools in 2019 and Beyond

From games to self-driving cars, Hollywood is speeding up the transition away from human actors. But the screen will always need humans to create characters and tell stories. The only question is whether they will be trained and hired or artificial intelligence.
In 2018, the char­ac­ter Au­gustus Gibb in the movie Ready Player One was played by Ben Mendelsohn and voiced through motion capture by Mark Rylance. How­ever, shortly before production began, Mendelsohn fell ill with a spinal injury. The role was largely re-recorded during post-production using the actor’s performance in early takes. Not only did he have to learn his lines phonetically and then act them, but he also had to perform the voice lines recorded by Rylance. It was a major effort.
Mendelsohn is not alone in pulling out of his role on a film due to illness or injury. Actor Clive Owen pulled out of a role in an Ashley Judd film, and director Ridley Scott announced that all of the actors who were originally cast to appear in Blade Runner 2049 were replaced after some actors suffered injuries during filming. Casts are often recast while films are in post-production. Actors have physical troubles and conflicts with their schedules; they get sick or injured, and their agents have to be responsive and flexible.

gal gadot and henry cavill
gal gadot and henry cavill

Key Points from Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot on Their Change in Vision for Hollywood Movies in 2019

They want to see more of the “deeper meaning” of movies, including the importance of the hero’s journey to each character’s life. Cavill and Gadot also want to see more involvement from fans and viewers in a movie’s production process.
Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot’s take on Hollywood in 2019…these are a few key points they wish to see implemented.
When asked about the industry’s current state, Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot believe that it is “in a period of transition.” The X-Men actor and Wonder Woman star both want to see change in Hollywood, but don’t want any changes for the sake of change.
“We don’t want to see change for the sake of change, but we also want to see change for the sake of having a better story,” Cavill said. “Sometimes it’s better to tell a movie in two parts than trying to jam pack into one.”

gal gadot and henry cavill
gal gadot and henry cavill

Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot’s Vision for the Future of Film at the 2019 Oscars

What the future of movies will look like is unknown. But even with just a year before the Oscars, Cavill and Gadot are beginning their lobbying for change. The two want some of the invitations extended to them at the Oscars to be honorary. If the topic gets serious enough, they’ll step up their effort to keep screeners from being released early. But above all, they’ll continue raising awareness about issues that might not come to light when the Academy Awards are over: Gadot will discuss gender equality in Hollywood and Cavill will address race issues in film.
“You can’t be a beacon of hope if you don’t have any hope,” says Gadot. “And that’s why I’m here. And that’s why I’m talking about this. Because there’s no one else who’s going to talk about it. There are a lot of people who are talking about it, but not in the way we want to change things for the better.”
Gadot, who may be the most successful female actor in Hollywood today, will open her Oscar acceptance speech with a call to action on behalf of women and minorities. Cavill, in contrast, will explain how difficult it is for actors of color to get work. But the two will stop short of demanding more screen time.

gal gadot and henry cavill
gal gadot and henry cavill