Little comic book fact most casual fans don’t know – He also compresses his spine as Clark Kent to become shorter,[volume & issue needed] and studies the Meisner acting technique to switch seamlessly between personas.
One of the greatest mysteries of the Superman mythos is this: How was he able to pass as Clark Kent by merely slapping on a pair of horn-rimmed glasses and a suit? Seriously, did no one recognize him?
Well, Henry Cavill, who plays the man from Krypton in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” proved Wednesday that… well, it’s actually pretty easy for Superman to go undiscovered in public.
That’s because Cavill put on his Superman shirt (plus jeans and a jacket) and went to one of the busiest places in the world — Times Square in New York City — and wandered around next to multiple gigantic billboards for the movie, many with his face plastered all over it.