Casting for superhero roles in comic-book movies is quite a tricky business for directors as they have to match the superhero persona carried by them. Not all actors are destined to play the roles and choosing a right one needs deep examination. Being attractive and strong are two of the factors that directors look for. Well, some get the roles and some don’t. But for those who get roles, directors have no problem in casting them for multiple superhero roles. Here is a list of actors who got the chance to play multiple Iconic roles in Superhero movies and TV shows.
Will Smith recently played Deadshot in DCEU’s Suicide Squad and the movie only did so well because of her and Harley Quinn. But before he was Deadshot, he was John Hancock. Hancock was a surprise Box-office hit even though the movie was not that good.
Ryan Reynolds is known for his role as Green Lantern in the movie with the same title. He finds his superpowers from an alien ring, joining the intergalactic force. Well, it didn’t bring that much of effect and was not successful as expected. Moreover, in an interview, Reynolds said that he hated his tight suit. After the movie hit the theatres, he confirmed that there would be no sequel to the last one. Well, this was certainly not the case in Deadpool. The film of the same name hit the theatres in 2016 and was a massive hit. The Deadpool character carried the past instances of Green Lantern. He also got a substantial role in 3rd Blade movie.