15 Worst Superhero Casting

15 Worst Superhero Casting

In this list, we will take a look at 15 worst superhero casting decisions in recent memory.

Ang Lee as Hulk in Hulk (2003)

Ang Lee as Hulk in Hulk (2003)

Ang Lee’s 2003 film “Hulk” was a highly anticipated adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics character.

Halle Berry as Catwoman in Catwoman (2004)

Halle Berry’s portrayal of Catwoman in the 2004 film of the same name is widely considered one of the worst casting decisions in superhero movie history.

David Hasselhoff as Nick Fury in Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)

David Hasselhoff’s portrayal of Nick Fury in the 1998 TV movie “Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD” is widely considered a poor casting decision.

Shaquille O’Neal as Steel in Steel (1997)

The 1997 film “Steel” starring Shaquille O’Neal as the titular character, was a critical and commercial failure. The film was released during a period of decline for DC Comics.

Malin Akerman as Silk Spectre in Watchmen (2009)

Malin Akerman’s portrayal of Silk Spectre in the 2009 film “Watchmen” directed by Zack Snyder, was met with mixed reactions.

Samuel L. Jackson as The Octopus in The Spirit (2008)

The 2008 film adaptation of “The Spirit” directed by Frank Miller was a critical and commercial failure. The film was based on the 1940 comic book series of the same name.

Seth Rogen as The Green Hornet in The Green Hornet (2011)

The 2011 film “The Green Hornet” starring Seth Rogen as the titular character, failed to impress audiences and critics.

Dolph Lundgren as The Punisher in The Punisher (1989)

Dolph Lundgren’s portrayal of The Punisher in the 1989 film of the same name is widely considered a poor casting decision.

Jessica Alba as The Invisible Woman in Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

Jessica Alba’s portrayal of Sue Storm/Invisible Woman in the 2005 film “Fantastic Four” and its 2007 sequel was met with mixed reactions.

Topher Grace as Venom Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The character of Venom is a former investigative photo journalist for the Daily Bugle who loses his job at the newspaper.

Taylor Kitsch as Gambit in X-Men Origins: Wolverine year (2009)

Taylor Kitsch’s portrayal of Remy LeBeau/Gambit in the 2009 film “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” was met with mixed reactions from audiences and critics.

Jennifer Garner as Elektra in Elektra (2005)

Jennifer Garner’s portrayal of Elektra in the 2005 film “Elektra” was not well-received by audiences and critics. Elektra is a skilled assassin, who was born on a Greek island.

Julian McMahon as Dr. Doom Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

Dr. Doom, also known as Victor von Doom, is one of Marvel’s most beloved and powerful villains, and his casting in the 2005 film “Fantastic Four”.

Kate Bosworth as Lois Lane Superman Returns (2006)

In the 2006 film “Superman Returns,” Kate Bosworth played the role of Lois Lane, the hard-hitting reporter for the Daily Planet.

Wes Bentley as Blackheart Ghost Rider (2007)

When it comes to portraying the menacing Blackheart, the son of the demon lord Mephisto, actor Wes Bentley falls short.