11 superhero film castings we didn’t see coming

From Karen Gillan to Jamie Bell, meet the movie stars who proved that any great actor can be a superhero or super villain...

Forget Soapstar Superstar (if you even remember that show that transformed soap actors into errr, singing sensations), if Ben Hardy’s big X-Men role is anything to go by Soapstar Superheroes are all the rage in Hollywood.


Peter Beale ain’t the only unexpected new comic book film face we’ve come across though. The powers that be have kept us entertained with some rather curious castings over the years.

Here are just a few to flick through…

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