'Dune' actors who played Marvel and DC characters: Zendaya and more – Insider

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The former Disney Channel star made her first appearance as MJ alongside Tom Holland in 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” Since then, she’s also starred in “Spider-Man: Far From Home” and will return in “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (set for release on December 17). 
Zendaya’s “Dune” character is a member of the Fremen tribe, who meets Timothée Chalamet‘s Paul Atreides on Arrakis.
Momoa’s “Dune” character is a warrior and guardian of House Atreides.
In the DCEU, the actor brings his brawn and charisma to his role as Aquaman.
He’s played the comic-book character in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” both versions of “Justice League,” and a standalone “Aquaman” film released in 2018.
He’ll return for an upcoming “Aquaman” sequel titled “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.”
Skarsgård’s “Dune” character is the villain at the center of the epic movie. The actor wore a full-body prosthetic suit that weighed almost 88 pounds. It took the make-up artists six-and-a-half hours to apply the bodysuit and full makeup.
His suit also had a cooling system, similar to what Marvel stars have to prevent overheating in their superhero costumes. 
Skarsgård’s role as Erik Selvig in the MCU required much less of a physical transformation. The astrophysicist has appeared in “Thor,” “The Avengers,” “Thor: The Dark World,” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
In “Dune,” the actor portrays Gurney Halleck, an Atreides soldier, friend of the family, and weapons instructor to Paul. 
Prior to his “Dune” role, Brolin played various comic-book characters. 
First, he starred as the titular bounty hunter in DC’s 2010 movie “Jonah Hex.” Then, he played Marvel villains Nathan Summers/Cable (in “Deadpool 2”) and the Mad Titan named Thanos (as part of the MCU’s Infinity Saga).
In “Dune,” he stars as Beast Rabban Harkonnen. Bautista told Entertainment Weekly that he “almost broke down in tears” when he landed the role, “because it meant so much to me.”
“It validated every decision I had made in my career,” he said.
Nowadays, the wrestler-turned-actor is also known for his role as the “Guardians of the Galaxy” character Drax. He’s played the Marvel character in four films so far and will return for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.”
In his first-ever movie role, Dastmalchian had a minor part as one of the Joker’s thugs in “The Dark Knight.” Since then, he’s played Kurt in Marvel’s “Ant-Man” franchise, Abra Kadabra on The CW’s “The Flash,” and Polka-Dot Man in James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad.”
Recently, he also did voice work for the animated feature, “Batman: The Long Halloween.”
The show, directed by Mohamed Diab and costarring Ethan Hawke, centers on a vigilante named Marc Spector (Isaac) who has dissociative identity disorder and gains moon-based superpowers.
Isaac previously played Marvel villain Apocalypse in the 2016 movie “X-Men: Apocalypse.”


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