James Brown famously said, “This is a man’s world,” and that certainly holds true for the superhero genre? at least for now. Boys will be boys, and these days being on the A-list is almost contingent on having at least one comic book role as a passport to more substantial roles. When they’re not draped in spandex, all these screen heroes have the chops to pull off both serious and comedic roles, and these are our picks for the best work they’ve done outside the genre.
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