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