HENRY CAVILL will be swapping historical romps for action-packed rescues after the British actor famous for his role in The Tudors was named as the new Superman. The 27-year-old starred in the raunchy BBC drama as Charles Brandon, King Henry VIIIs brother-in-law, but is a relative unknown in Hollywood. That all looks set to change after the actor was confirmed as the next Man of Steel in a statement. Director said: 'In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognised and revered character of all time, and I am honoured to be part of his return to the big screen.Metro