The success and hype of all superhero films have reached a very unique and all-time high where a few of the most popular stars in the industry do not really hesitate to be a part of these films. The success that the MCU has enjoyed over the past few years is the very reason for all the interest of many stars in the superhero genre. Actors like Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans have seen their career boost after being cast in superhero roles. But a few others just wish that they had never taken up these superhero roles. In the world of DC, most actors and actresses kick themselves for having starred in DC movies. Here is a list of stars who regret being a part of DC movies:
1. Ryan Reynolds:
Ryan Reynolds starred in ‘Green Lantern’, and this had been a shocker for him. The script was terrible, and everyone hated the movie. Luckily he started playing the role of Deadpool in the Marvel movies.
2. Josh Brolin:
Josh has been part of Men in Black 2, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Avengers and Deadpool 2. He also played Jonah Hex, but he had expressed his regret about taking up this role by saying that he ‘hated it’.
3. Jared Leto:
In Suicide Squad, Leto played the role of Joker, and most fans hated this iteration of the character. Soon the actor himself had admitted that he was not happy with his role.
4. George Clooney:
George Clooney’s Batman was not the best we have gotten. The actor himself had expressed his anger for doing a DC movie. He had said that he kept one of his images in the Batman costume form this film for realising how bad can life can be.
5. Michael Shannon:
Michael Shannon really did not care or even know anything about the film, Man of Steel. When people had asked him about his role as General Zod, he replied with a statement that, “profoundly unconcerned with the outcome of that fight”.
6. Van Kilmer:
Van Kilmer played the role of Batman, and he had said that with each day passing on the sets, he was unhappy with the team’s idea of making the film for general audiences instead of making it for all Batman fans.
7. Christopher Reeve:
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace had a pretty low budget, and the visual effects were really bad. In one interview, the actor had expressed his regret of starring in the movie, and he even said that he would never reprise this role.
8. Halle Berry:
Halle Berry’s role in Catwoman was really bad, and she had even said that she regrets acting this movie. The movie was very poorly received, and the DC fans are just trying to forget it.
9. Christian Bale:
Although most fans loved his portrayal of Batman, the actor himself regrets it. Christian Bale is the one who took the role to another level. Bale’s regret is that he thought that he would accomplish a whole lot of things with the film but he could not portray the loneliness and darkness of this character in the films.