The BEST And WORST Casting In Comic Book Movies

The BEST And WORST Casting In Comic Book Movies

With a slew of comic book movie casting news hitting the web recently including Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Johnny Depp potentially as Dr Strange and The Rock as...every character in Batman VS. Superman apparently, let's take a look at some of the best and worst actors chosen for CBM roles.

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Brainiac13 - 1/18/2014, 1:54 PM
Nicolas Cage as EVERYTHING!
Brainiac13 - 1/18/2014, 1:55 PM
^^^^

Worst
UltimateWarrior - 1/18/2014, 1:56 PM
Geriatric Pym is my pick.
sanyaya - 1/18/2014, 1:57 PM
Hey you should make a video why Warner Bros suck dick and how they could go blow themselves
UltimateWarrior - 1/18/2014, 1:57 PM
Although as someone pointed out, Nic Cage as Blaze was pretty bad too. Then there's Clooney. But I'll stick with Grandpa Pym.
iZinDiaN - 1/18/2014, 1:57 PM
Didn't watch the video, but JK Simmons definitely has to be in the "Best" section for his casting as J. Jonah Jameson.
BrotherStarkofMABMindz - 1/18/2014, 1:58 PM
Arnold as anything that isn't a Terminator is terrible
UltimateWarrior - 1/18/2014, 1:58 PM
McGuire as Parker wasn't my favorite either, but i don't like his acting anyways.
MercwithMouth - 1/18/2014, 1:59 PM
Haha, awesome.

Simmons = perfect
MacGuire = emo bitch peter
Dafoe = perfect Norman
Molina = terrible sympathetic Doc Ock
UltimateWarrior - 1/18/2014, 1:59 PM
Arnold Freeze is another one. O'Donnal as Grayson was bad too.
TheSisko - 1/18/2014, 2:02 PM
Meghan Fox is Jonah Hex...
ALmight - 1/18/2014, 2:03 PM
Patrick Steward as Professor X is right up there.

JorEllinator - 1/18/2014, 2:03 PM
Well, I personally enjoy Tobey Macguire's Whiney-Man chubby boy face.
Mike89 - 1/18/2014, 2:03 PM
JK Simmons was perfect as J Jonah Jameson! That i actually wouldn't mind him returning for TASM franchise.
MarkV - 1/18/2014, 2:06 PM
TheWolverine08 - 1/18/2014, 2:07 PM
@Almight ........Really?
superherofan21 - 1/18/2014, 2:11 PM
That Gordon vs. Jameson movie would be a better movie than Batman vs. Superman.
SuperCat - 1/18/2014, 2:11 PM
The Worst: The whole cast of "The Fantastic Four."
FightAs0ne - 1/18/2014, 2:12 PM
Mickey Rourke in Iron Man 2 and Ryan Reynolds in GL.


MarkV - 1/18/2014, 2:13 PM
SuperCat - 1/18/2014, 2:18 PM
Michael Chiklis as Doo-Doo Man.

ALmight - 1/18/2014, 2:20 PM
@TheWolverine08-As one of the best, yes... really.
Super12 - 1/18/2014, 2:21 PM
My favs:
Patrick Stewart as Professor X
Gary Oldman as James Gordon
Farmers Insurance as James J Jameson
MercwithMouth - 1/18/2014, 2:21 PM
@Enphlieuwince

Would you expect anything else from DC trolls?
Jollem - 1/18/2014, 2:22 PM
trevor was the perfect mandarin
ComicBookGoth - 1/18/2014, 2:22 PM
lest we forget


Jollem - 1/18/2014, 2:23 PM
"Hey you should make a video why Warner Bros suck dick and how they could go blow themselves"

well, the marvel babies do a good job at spewing this childish nonsense every day
JossWeedOnMe - 1/18/2014, 2:25 PM
Kat Dennings
Ranger14 - 1/18/2014, 2:26 PM
I can understand why some are upset that they are going with an older Pym. I get that. That's a different matter than who they cast for the role. If they chose to go with an older Pym (though there will be a younger Pym as well), I think Michael Douglas is an excellent choice to play an older Pym. He's a fantastic actor.
Jollem - 1/18/2014, 2:27 PM
chiklis portrayed ben very well
Ranger14 - 1/18/2014, 2:29 PM
I thought Chiklis did a solid job as well.
COREYxYEROC - 1/18/2014, 2:29 PM
best:

RDJ as Iron Man, Chris as Thor, Simmons as Jameson, Reynolds as Hal, Professor X and Magneto (both versions) and Jackman as Wolverine. honestly there are too many to list

disney marvel really gets all the cast right. i know the winter soldier will be up there as one of the best for sure.
SuperCat - 1/18/2014, 2:29 PM
@ Jollem

In all fairness, you may be right. Maybe it was the costume/make up I hated.
Jollem - 1/18/2014, 2:31 PM
the costume? crapsteak. although, kudos for having the balls to go with a physical costume
SuperCat - 1/18/2014, 2:32 PM
@ Jollem

Agreed!
TheWolverine08 - 1/18/2014, 2:32 PM
@Almight Lol, I thought you meant he's one of the worst! My bad man.
MeatyButt - 1/18/2014, 2:36 PM
Still hate schlong lovin tall-boy Garfield!!!!

The best is Heath ledger joker and Hugo weaving as V
UltimateWarrior - 1/18/2014, 2:37 PM
Actually mentioning 70 year old Pym is perfectly validated. I think having an old Pym is a mistake, and a waste of another potential character.
ALmight - 1/18/2014, 2:37 PM
As far as the worst, here is my top 5 in mainstream movies.

5. Ben Affleck as DareDevil


4. Ryan Reynolds green lantern


3. George Clooney as Batman


2.Nicholas Cage as Ghost Rider


1.Halle Berry as Catwoman

Superman8 - 1/18/2014, 2:38 PM
HENRY CAVILL IS SUPERMAN
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