The British actor, best known for playing the DC Comics character in the DC Extended Universe, credits his dog with saving his mental health.
The movie star regularly shares photos of his well-groomed American Akita with his 17.7 million followers on Instagram.
“He really is (my best friend),” the 38-year-old told Kelly as he stroked Kal. “We go everywhere together. She is now 8 and has saved my emotional and psychological bacon loads of times.”
Cavill said they share an “incredibly close bond”.
During the interview, Cavill, whose acting credits also include “Enola Holmes”, “The Man From UNCLE” and “Immortals”, also revealed that he keeps his Superman suit in his wardrobe and is “ready and waiting. of the call “to resume. the role.
Cavill first played Superman in the 2013 film “Man of Steel”, before reprising the part in the DC projects “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”.
Speaking of the character’s interpretation, he said: “You look back and think, what a wonderful opportunity. And even if I had to stop acting tomorrow and go live on a yacht or a boat somewhere, a sailboat, and just travel. Med … I can still look back and say I put on a cape and jumped around the place and entertained some people. ”