Also, you cant deny that this movie is very comic book based, even if its not necessarily based on any single comic. Feb 20, 2016 20 actors who have played multiple comic book characters. Gene hackman as lex luthor if you compare gene hackmans. Samuel jackson as nick fury putting samuel jackson on the list of greatest comic book movie actors for his role as nick fury in iron man might be a controversial move. It ranges from superheroes to supervillains, as well as beloved supporting characters. Actorsactresses portrayed in multiple comic book films imdb. Documentary filmmaker donald swan heads to the worlds largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture of craziness that hes totally unprepared for. Here are 20 amazing actors who have never appeared in a comic book movie, and who wed like to see them play. Mar 09, 2020 10 marvel and dc superhero movie actors who look nothing like the characters they play. Apr 25, 2018 join director edgar wright and time outs film team as we count down the 50 best comic book movies, from superhero blockbusters to inventive indies. Since the screenplay was written to match that of a comic book shyamalan organized the narrative of unbreakable to parallel a comic book s traditional threepart story structure. In rare cases, theyre sacked spectacularly for being rubbish, while in others they turn down.
Comic book movies are obviously a hot commodity these days, and it feels like every week brings a new rumor of a certain alist actor clamoring to nab a role in the latest superhero flick. Which movie actor has played the most comic book roles. Few actors could play sinestro with the same level of intensity as hugo weaving could, and it would not be the first time the 56yearold actor portrayed a comic book character, as. And we seriously hope that this actor returns once again to the role. Aug 09, 2017 anderson attempted to make the leap to movie star in the mid90s, but campy comic book adaptation barb wire failed miserably, proving beyond a doubt that her acting abilities were limited. Comic book movies are so prevalent today that many actors have found themselves playing more than one comic book character. Its a fairly lighthearted affair, and while it failed to make much of a splash at the box office it was still a notable film in 2010 and obtained a lot of crossover appeal. Days of future past, christian bale and heath ledger in. Oscarwinning comic book movie actors quiz by ezman280. Michael jai white is the rare actor and action star who has the reallife chops to back up his movie kung fu. A lot of what separates the good comic book movies and tv shows from the bad comes down to the cast.
Given how lucrative comic book movies have proven to be, its no surprise that actors would want to sign on to these films. Much of the film is based on the first, third, and fourth books in millers original comic series. Ruffalo wasnt the first actor to play hulk in modern comic book movies that was eric bana in ang lees hulk. Over the years, there have been a lot of actors playing heroes and villains in marvel and dc movies who look like theyve been torn straight from the pages of the comics. Jan 06, 2020 and with comic book movies and shows seemingly more popular than ever now, this is a list that just keeps growing. Although superheroes and comic book characters dont actually exist in.
The 15 worst comic book movie performances by popular actors. List of films based on marvel comics publications wikipedia. Here are 10 actors who have played more than one superhero or comic book character. Actors such as ben affleck, ryan reynolds, and halle berry have played different characters in more than one superhero franchise.
Marvel comics is a publisher of american comic books and related media. For most actors and actresses, nabbing a big superhero role in a comic book movie is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Christian bale christopher nolans dark knight trilogy already has one to his name, while george. The best and worst casting in comic book movies fandango. It is a list of actors who saw the potential to turn a comic strip character into something magnificent on film, and who utilized their talents and abilities to accomplish their goal. The top 20 actors youre most likely to see in a good movie now, at the other end of the spectrum, there are a number of actors who constantly achieve critical acclaim and success, such as daniel daylewis, for instance, who hit it big with my left foot, there will be blood, and lincoln. Movies quiz oscarwinning comic book movie actors random movies or superhero quiz can you name the oscarwinning actors who have appeared in comic book movies.
If you make one huge comic book movie, youre basically set for life. But the actress expressed her interest for another comic book gen. That ignominy is a surprisingly regular thing for actors who have taken on a comic book movie role. Actorsactresses portrayed in multiple comic book films. Miscast actors in comic book movie roles that you recast. When actors pick up multiple roles in various comic book movie projects, its a testament to the versatility of the graphic medium when it comes to adapting rich stories of the superhero variety or otherwise. Chris evans has played 3 comic book characters now. The 25 best casting choices in comic book movies taste of.
The 10 most comic book accurate superhero movie casting decisions ever. When casting superhero movies based on comic books, it is difficult to please hardcore comic book readers while also choosing an excellent actor for the part. In this list, cbr looks at 15 actors who have played multiple roles. Read on for some of our favorite actors who have played multiple comic book. Robbins studied drama at ucla, where he graduated with honors in 1981. I think sam jackson and aaron eckhart may have multiple credits, too. But it looks like the movie industry isnt too concerned with this problem. With comic books inspiring so many films and tv shows, its no surprise a ton of actors have played multiple comic characters. Some have done it because their first franchise failed, while others just seem to like getting the work. Actors who have played multiple comic book roles 1. Is the suicide squads john cena hinting at another comic book movie. Jake jensen in the losers, and he was lucas lee in scott pilgrim vs. Apr 15, 2015 these are the 25 best casting choices in comic book films. It is based on millers graphic novel of the same name.
Some of the actors on this list have played multiple comic book characters but only one appears on this list twice. A host of reallife celebrities including hugh hefner, stan lee, and kevin smith journey into the world of comic book fandom. The cast of the batman is quickly coming together, and were now taking a look at each of the movies actors who theyre playing along with more. The losers dropped at a weird time in comic book movie history. And there are even more examples to add to the pile too, including two huge recent additions. Mark ruffalo tried to talk marvel out of casting him in. Sep 07, 2017 with apologies to both ron perlman and michael keaton, here is our list of the top 10 comic book movie actors of all time. As comic book movies increase in popularity and frequency, hollywood is casting stars not just to return to play the same characters in multiple movies, but are looking to cast these actors in completely different roles.
Jul 12, 2019 the 10 most comic book accurate superhero movie casting decisions ever. Jones entered the comic book movie world in 1995, as coin tosser harvey dent aka two face in batman forever. The cbc comic book cast is an online geek culture community. Comic book movies fire actors of have them quit almost constantly. Dec 22, 2019 chris evans has played 3 comic book characters now. Actors are increasingly playing more and more comic book characters. An unscripted series set in smiths iconic comic shop jay and silent bobs secret stash and captures the world of the neighborhood comic book store and fanboy culture. When hunky, twentyyearold heartthrob heath ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a pretty boy and an actor of little depth.
That same year, he formed the actors gang theater group. This list is dedicated to actors who have captured the spirit, style, or physicality of. Based on the vertigo title of the same name, the losers followed a black ops team out for revenge. Sep 20, 2017 some actors cant get enough of the comic book universe. Some of these actors really shined in marvel films, whether they were part of the mcu or not. The 50 greatest comicbook characters movies empire. Apr 26, 2017 15 actors who played multiple comic book characters. Superhero movies have become so popular and plentiful that various actors have now participated in multiple franchises. There are many actors who have played at least two comic book roles. Visit cbm to get uptotheminute superhero movie news coverage, rumors, videos and more. Mar 01, 2017 50 greatest superhero movie performances of all time. Here is another actor hoping to redeem himself with comic book fans.
Come oscars night, michael keaton could become the fourth bigscreen batman to win an oscar. Actors who appeared in both marvel and dc movies imdb. Dave bautista hypes super showdown with jason momoa. These days, comic book properties are big, big business, whether thats on the movie screen or the small screen. May 02, 2017 prior to that, after her breakthrough role in the transformers flicks, the actress starred in another comic book movie called jonah hex with a couple of other comic book movie actors, such as josh brolin, michael shannon, wes bentley, and michael fassbender. Gone are the days of comic books being hidden and read in private, for now, as the old saying goes, the geeks rule the world. Ruffalo wasnt even the first actor cast as the rebooted mcu version of hulk that. Nicholas cage played ghost rider and big daddy in kickass. Tied with evans is josh brolin, who on recently has played two of the most iconic marvel comics characters in history. Ben affleck will be batman in two soontobereleased films. From tom hardy to ben affleck, watchmojo is counting down the actors who have brought to life more than one comic book character on the big. May 24, 2019 17 actors cast in comic book movies who didnt play the role features we look at the acting talent thats been cast in a major comic book movie role, only for everything to fall apart. All actors whove played multiple comic book characters, ranked by fans. If you count animated voice acting roles which we do in a feature film, chris evans and josh brolin are head to head with a total of six characters.
Although superheroes and comic book characters dont actually exist in case. Which actors in comic book movie roles that you felt were miscast or a poor fit and what actor would you recast that role with instead. Sometime comic book actors have played relatively unknown roles other than what theyre known for, lets explore some together. There are many actors who have played at least two comic book roles in movies and television. Catherine fabienne deneuve was born october 22, 1943 in paris, france. What actor has played the most comic book characters. Actors who played multiple comic book characters daily. After all, a lot of actors are wary of dressing up in costumes for a role, no matter how much money is involved. Here are 20 amazing actors who have never appeared in a comicbook movie, and who wed like to see them play. The 50 best comic book movies join director edgar wright and time outs film team as we count down the 50 best comic book movies, from superhero blockbusters to inventive indies. While many comic book fans get riled up over the thought of actors. With comic books inspiring so many films and tv shows, its no surprise a ton of actors have played multiple comic. Jun 16, 2016 15 best superhero movie castings of all time. The cast for the dune movie also includes timothee chalamet as paul atreides, oscar isaac as duke leto atreides, rebecca ferguson as lady.
Sin city also known as frank millers sin city is a 2005 american crime anthology film written, produced, directed by robert rodriguez and frank miller. My friends and i had a lively facebook discussion about hugh jackman, which, subsequently inspired this post. On of the most recognizable names on the list is michael fassbender who. Comic book movie news rumors videos trailers and more. Covering comics, movies, tv like no other in the world. Venom is the comicbook equivalent of a movie boogeyman like freddy krueger.
After all, these roles could mean a multifilm deal and a huge paycheck. This section is a movie list categorized by selected actors, actresses, directors, comedians, and action stars. Mar 18, 2019 when actors pick up multiple roles in various comic book movie projects, its a testament to the versatility of the graphic medium when it comes to adapting rich stories of the superhero variety or otherwise. But which actor has tallied up the most roles as comic book character during their career. Comic books are perhaps harder to cast than novels, since artists have provided actual pictures of the characters that have a consistent. Is the suicide squads john cena hinting at another comic. May 11, 2018 jones entered the comic book movie world in 1995, as coin tosser harvey dent aka two face in batman forever. White is a martial artist and is no stranger to the comic book genre, having starred. The characters donald swan played by mark hamill and derek sprang tom kenny are named for two comic book artists, curt swan, who drew superman in the 1960s, and dick sprang, who drew batman in the 1950s. Nicolas cage is one of the most prolific actors in.
No one can forget 2003s daredevil although theyve probably tried. You could put on ryan reynolds hes also played 2 or 3 comic characters now. This is a list of actors actresses who have played comic book characters for both marvel and dc comics, which actoractress do you think did a good job portraying two different characters. Aug 01, 2019 empire counts down the 50 greatest comic book characters in the pantheon. As it goes with comic books, some people prefer the dc films over the marvel films and vice versa. Actors are understandably eager to play comic book characters in the movies. The movie video 2004 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. And that got us thinking about the other comic book movie performances that truly captured the characters in a live action format. It counts among its characters such wellknown superheroes as spiderman, iron man, hulk, thor, captain america, black panther, doctor strange, antman, wolverine, daredevil and deadpool, and such teams as the avengers, the xmen, the fantastic four, and the guardians of the galaxy. That almost seems to come down to the actors too, who seem to be doing a better job in one or the other. Jul 12, 2016 comic book movies did take a while to get serious actors involved.
Sometimes they even switch teams from a movie based on a dc comic. Top 10 actors who played multiple comic book characters. The animated film was arguably the best turtles movie, and chris evans made a fantastic casey jones, acting as a partner to raphaels. Comic books have been captivating readers for a long time, and recently there have been some very successful and well run comic book movies. The 10 best comic book movie actors the geek embassy.737 805 350 1260 113 651 171 104 893 1110 666 1420 234 299 1129 1198 1182 144 287 878 209 435 823 501 1461 1130 794 562 862 680