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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.
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
British actor Henry Cavill poses with fans in Leicester Square, London Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Watch the trailer and test your knowledge on previous Supermen on the ITV London website.

A young Superman in the making
A young Superman in the making Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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