These actors love playing superheroes


With both Marvel and DC comic book characters taking over the silver screen, it's no surprise that some actors have played more than one. Here are some actors who've played more than one superhero or villain.

Samuel Jackson: Comments About Black Brit Actors Not a Slam

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Jackson noted on Monday that a lot of roles are going to British actors. He said he wondered what "Get Out" would have been like "with an American brother who really feels that." Jordan Peele's film is about an African-American photographer, played by the British actor Daniel Kaluuya, whose white girlfriend brings him home to her parents' house.

Who will win best actor?

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Find out about the best actor nominees for the 89th Academy Awards, which will take place on 26 February 2017. The character: Lee Chandler, an odd job man near Boston, who has a painful past and who suddenly finds himself with extra responsibilities. The critics said: "Barricaded inside the shell that's become of him, Lee peers at the world through guarded eyes, only just summoning the basic drive to get up every morning, shuffle out, and carry on his tasks. He's played by Casey Affleck, in a clenched and riveting performance which fulfils all the promise he's ever shown, and then some." The character: Desmond Doss, a World War Two medic who became the first conscientious objector to win the prestigious US Medal of Honor.

Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56

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Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56, his family has announced. Nyqvist played journalist Mikael Blomkvist in that film and its sequels, which formed the Millennium trilogy. The Swedish actor died on Tuesday after a year-long battle with lung cancer, according to a family statement. Nyqvist's love of the arts was "felt by all who had the pleasure of working with him", the family added. "Michael's joy and passion were infectious to those who knew and loved him," his family said.

Spider-Man Actor Tom Holland Rescues Lost Dog

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Tom Holland plays your friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man, but he can't actually swing off buildings and fight super villains. However, it doesn't take superhero powers to be caring. The actor rescued a lost dog he found Tuesday. The "Avengers: Infinity War" star posted to his Instagram story to ask his fans for some help. He and a friend found a dog while walking around his hometown, Kingston, England.