The MCU films have been the reason for fame for many actors like Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman and Tom Holland. Many veteran actors like Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Downey Jr. were already very well-known actors; the MCU was the reason for the sudden rise in their careers. When the fans watch the actors and actresses play a superhero role on screen, they really cannot help but appreciate how amazing and fit these stars are. Surely, all these actors and actresses have really worked hard to become fit to play the roles of superhero characters. While a few of the actors and actresses workout really hard and are even physically tough in real life, a few other actors and actresses have shown heroic side by being the kindest people in the world. Here, we have for you, 10 Marvel actors and actresses who are tough in real life:
10. CHRIS EVANS
The Captain America actor, Chris Evans used to do weightlifting and many other body-building exercises for many hours together every day to get into shape for playing the role of Cap.
9. CHRIS PRATT
The Star-Lord actor, Chris Pratt had really gone through some intense workout and also a heavy diet, and he had even given up alcohol to bring Peter Quill to life.
8. CHRIS HEMSWORTH
For many months before his movies, Hemsworth would do a whole lot of curls, chest workouts, cardio, and also kickboxing for getting his body into shape to play Thor.
7. JOSH BROLIN
When Brolin had been cast in the movie, Deadpool 2, he had looked through many pictures of the character, Cable in the comic books and had worked super hard to get the physical fitness of the villain.
6. TOM HOLLAND
Spider-Man actor, Tom Holland had used Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS), and this is a 20-minute workout where the body will be strapped to a machine that accomplishes almost 2 hours of training.
“Tom was already a pretty lean guy,” his trainer said,
“so it was more about toning up so that he looked extra to fit in the suit.”
5. HUGH JACKMAN
The Wolverine actor, Hugh Jackman is the most beloved Marvel actors, and he had gone through a lot of intensive diets and workouts.
4. AARON TAYLOR JOHNSON
Aaron Taylor Johnson (Quicksilver) in the movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, had to actually lose muscle mass and he had to focus on cardio and legs.
3. CHADWICK BOSEMAN
The Black Panther actor, ChadwickBoseman had to put on some muscle for his character of Jackie Robinson in the movie, 42 and so, when he had to get ready for Captain America: Civil War and Black Panther, he did not have to spend a lot of time work on his fitness.
2. TESSA THOMPSON
Tessa Thompson had taken her training to a whole new level for getting into the role of Valkyrie in the movie, Thor: Ragnarok.
“I gained about 15 pounds of muscle mass,” Thompson had said.
She then added:
“I like the idea that [a woman] can just be ripped like Valkyrie is in the comics. Yeah, I found that sort of essential, that not really caring about how I looked, but caring more about how I felt. I felt so strong, and in my skin.”
1. ANTHONY MACKIE
The Falcon actor, Anthony Mackie, has been keeping his fitness even before he had been cast in the movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
“Every now and then you take a role where you can eat po’boys and drink all day,” Mackie had said.
“I’m at that age now, mid-30s, where, if you put [weight] on, it’s most likely going to stay with you forever.”