Marvel & DC is one of the biggest rivals (Friendly) in Hollywood. Both the movie production house making huge money every year by releasing their comic book characters in movies on huge screen. Movie audience always waits to see their favorite characters/actors to see on screen.
Audience also has their favorite movies from both Marvel & DC and they are fighting on social media since long. Well some of the big movies are already in queue from both Marvel & DC and fans are waiting for it desperately.
In upcoming time Marvel is going to release The Amazing Spiderman, Avengers, Guardians of the galaxy and many more. DC is also ready with their power performance movie Justice League, Aquaman, Wonder Women and don’t forget Suicide Squad 2. You might remember all the characters from both the movies but do you know the actors who are playing those roles?
Do You? Hahahah….!
What if I tell you that 10 actors actually worked in both Marvel and DC comic movies? Don’t believe me? We have compiled list of 16 actors who have acted in both Marvel and DC movies.
#1 Ben Affleck
DC MOVIES: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Suicide Squad (2016)
MARVEL MOVIES: Daredevil (2003)
Surprised? Yes, your own batman Ben Affleck (DC) who also acted in one of the marvel movie. He acted in the movie Daredevil which was released earlier in 2003. Well Ben Affleck’s career was full of ups and down and during Daredevil movie as well he was not doing great. Thanks to gone girl and his recent addition in DC movies everyone was appreciating his work in Batman V Superman –Dawn of Justice.
#2 James Marsden
DC MOVIES: Superman Returns (2006)
MARVEL MOVIES: X-Men (2000), X2: X-Men United (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Till date James Marsden worked in 4 Marvel movies – X-Men (2000), X2: X-Men United (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) but he also worked in one of the DC movie in 2006. Can you guess the movie name? No.? Well the movie was Superman Returns.
#3 Ryan Ronalds
DC MOVIES: Green Lantern (2011)
MARVEL MOVIES: Blade Trinity (2004), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Deadpool (2016)
Here comes your all time favorite Deadpool, Ohh I mean Ryan Ronalds. What if I tell you Ryan Ronalds has worked in 3 Marvel movies till date – Blade Trinity (2004), X-Men Origins – Wolverine (2009) and Deadpool. To your surprise he was also part of Green Lantern a DC movie which was released in 2011. His best performance till date was in Deadpool which broke all the records.
#4 Chris Evans
DC MOVIES: The Losers (2010)
MARVEL MOVIES: Fantastic Four (2005), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016)
No need to introduce Captain America. He is the main face of Marvel movies and proved it again and again. Chris Evans started his career with Marvel movies from Fantastic Four movies and last year gave his best performance in Captain America – Civil War. Chris also worked in The Losers DC movies way back in 2010.
#5 Djimon Hounsou
DC MOVIES: Constantine (2005)
MARVEL MOVIES: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Djimon is model turned actor and came in limelight after Amistad and Gladiator. After his performance in both the movie people expect him to do such more roles. In Guardians of the galaxy movie he played the role of Bounty Hunter – Zorath. He was also in the cast of DC movie Constantine which was released in 2005.
#6 Hugo Weaving
DC MOVIES: V For Vendetta (2006)
MARVEL MOVIES: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Thor (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013)
The Iconic movie V for Vendetta made huge effect on audience mind and it was a big hit. Hugo Weaving has worked both in Marvel and DC movie and surprisingly you still don’t know his original face. In Marvel movie Captain America he played Red Skull character – a hydra leader which was classic and evil.
#7 Idris Elba
DC Movies – The Losers
Marvel Movies – Thor Series
Elba was in The Losers movie along with Chris Evans and played a bad ass character. In Marvel’s Thor Series he played the role of Heimdall and some people criticized the cast because Heimdall can’t be black.
#8 Tommy Lee Jones
DC Movies – Batman Forever
Marvel Movies – Captain America: The First Avenger
Do you know that Tommy Lee is Oscar winning actor and played Harvey Dent role in Batman Forever movie. He is also very famous for his role in Men in Black (Marvel) and Captain America – The First Avenger.
#9 Will Smith
DC Movies – Suicide Squad
Marvel Movies – Men in Black
Age is not catching this guy, isn’t it? Will Smith is also part of both Marvel & DC movies. His role in famous movie Men in Black can’t be forgotten. We can’t deny the fact that Will Smith is amazing actor and we have seen his role in recent movie Suicide Squad.
#10 Michael Fassbender
DC MOVIES: Jonah Hex (2010)
MARVEL MOVIES: X-Men: First Class (2011), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Michael is irish born actor and very famous for his standout performances. Critics applauded his performance in the DC movie Jonah Hex where he performed a villain role. Fassbender is very famous amongst the youth because of his Magneto role in X Men triology movies.
I hope you liked above list. Let us know if you have any other names except above list.