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Superman and Lois Lane take Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has extended its icy grip into the fictional world of superheroes.

Superman actor Henry Cavill took the challenge in all his spandex glory, accompanied by co-star Amy Adams, who plays Lois Lane .

Spoiler alert: Cavill got an extra five doses of freezing water because he is Superman.

And talking of fictional superheroes, here's Homer Simpson taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Guy Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. to begin filming

Filming of Guy Ritchie's new movie The Man from U.N.C.L.E. will begin in England next week.

Man of Steel star Henry Cavill stars as Napoleon Solo alongside Armie Hammer's Illya Kuryakin. Credit: REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Current Superman Henry Cavill and The Lone Ranger's Armie Hammer will star as super spies Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, Warner Bros. Pictures said.

Hugh Grant will play the role of Waverly, which producer Lionel Wigram said he and Ritchie were "thrilled" about.

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Fans queue for glimpse of first British Superman

Superman fans were delighted to have the chance to pose with the first Briton ever to play the superhero at the European premiere of Man of Steel in London this evening.

Henry Cavill mingled with the crowd on the red carpet in Leicester Square ahead of the screening.

British actor Henry Cavill poses with fans in Leicester Square, London Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
A young Superman in the making Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire