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Batman started off as a character in Detective Comics in 1939. It didn't take long for him to get his own series of comics. After Batman got his own series of comics, it became clear that Batman would need his own enemies. Most of Batman's most legendary enemies were created in the comics. However, some of his enemies came from other forms of media. This article is about the villains that were created for TV shows. Since then, some characters from the shows have gone on to appear in comics and other forms of media.

King Tut: King Tut was a professor who developed an alter-ego. Whenever he got...
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I want to personally give a special thanks to all of my Friends here on Fanpop. From those I first met years il y a to those I met recently, I am thankful to each and every friend that I have ever had on Fanpop. If I have ever failed toi as a friend in any way, I deeply regret that. Before coming on Fanpop, I went through a long period of not having friends. It wasn't that I couldn't make friends. My social anxiety made me think that I didn't want friends. However, after gaining some Friends here on Fanpop, I started taking friendship plus seriously. I learned to appreciate the magic of friendship....
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Alice in Wonderland is a classic book that was written par Lewis Carroll. Disney adapted it into an animated film. In 2010, Disney released a live-action version. This was followed par 2016's Alice Through the Looking Glass. I know that Disney's live-action remakes have received a lot of mixed reception, but I personally loved both of these films. They remain my favori of Disney's live-action remakes. They also helped make me a big fan of Johnny Depp.

Live-Action Cast:

Alice Kingsleigh: Mia Wasikowska

The Mad Hatter: Johnny Depp

The Red Queen: Helena Bonham Carter

The White Queen: Anne Hathaway...
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The cast of the original X-Men trilogy was so good that recasting the characters seemed like it would be a real mistake. However, renard found a clever way to go about this. Instead of rebooting the franchise, renard started doing X-Men prequel films. That way, they could have a new cast and still continue the universe from the original trilogy. Thankfully, they managed to get a cast that lived up to the legacy of the first cast. The films that the 2nd cast starred in include 2011's First Class, 2014's Days of Future Past (which was a crossover with the original cast), 2016's Apocalypse and 2019's...
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 action film that was directed par Ang Lee. The film was based on a series of livres par Wang Dulu. The film has gone to be a huge cultural phenomenon.

The film centers around a sword that Li Mu Bai plans on returning to its rightful master. While there, he is reunited with his close friend, Yu Shu Lien. Li Mu Bai and Yu Shu Lien clearly have feelings for each other, but due to difficult circumstances, they haven't expressed their true feelings. To make matters plus complicated, the sword gets stolen par Jen Yu, the young apprentice of the antagonistic Jade...
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The X-Men started off as a series of comics that were created par Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Eventually, the X-Men grew to popularity in cartoons. However, they achieved a new level of fame with the rise of a film franchise from Fox. The original X-Men trilogy consisted of 2000's X-Men, 2003's X2: X-Men United and 2006's X-Men: The Last Stand.

Heroes Cast:

Wolverine: Hugh Jackman

Professor X: Patrick Stewart

Jean Grey: Famke Janssen

Rogue: Anna Paquin

Storm: Halle Berry

Cyclops: James Marsden

Iceman: Shawn Ashmore

Nightcrawler: Alan Cumming (second film)

Colossus: Daniel Cudmore (second and third films)...
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Note: This article is dedicated in loving memory to Jonathan Winthers and Anton Yelchin.

The Smurfs were created par Peyo. They started off as comics. The Smurfs became so populaire that they received cartoons. This article is about the duology of films that were done par Sony. The films were directed par Raja Gosnell, the same person that directed the Scooby-Doo films from 2002 and 2004.

Live-Action Cast:

Gargamel: Hank Azaria

Patrick Winslow: Neil Patrick Harris

Grace Winslow: Jayma Mays

Odile Anjelou: Sofia Vergara (1st film)

Henri: Tim Gunn (1st film)

Victor Doyle: Brendan Gleeson (2nd film)

Blue Winslow:...
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The Joker is Batman's most iconic villain. Because of that, he has been in several different shows. The Joker has had an impressive, successful career in films, but he's also been quite a good enemy in various TV shows.

Cesar Romero became the very first actor to play the Joker in the original Batman télévision series.

Both Larry Storch and Ted Knight have been credited for voicing the Joker in The Adventures of Batman.

Lennie Weinrib voiced the Joker in The New Adventures of Batman.

Frank Welker voiced the Joker in his only appearance in Super Friends.

Mark Hamill voiced the Joker in Batman:...
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When it comes to the actors that play superheroes, people often think of the actors that play them on the big screen. However, I think it's important to give credit to the actors that play superheroes on the small screen. Batman has been played par various actors on the big screen. The same thing applies to the small screen.

Adam West became the first actor to play Batman on the small screen in the original Batman télévision series. He voiced Batman in The New Adventures of Batman. He returned to play Batman in the Legends of the Superheroes TV special. Also, he voiced Batman in the last two...
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DC's two most iconic superheroes are Batman and Superman. Superman started the popularity of the superhero trend when he premiered in 1938. A an later, Batman came around and further increased the popularity of superheroes. Since then, the two characters have gone on to be populaire in plus than just comics. They have appeared in radio shows, cartoons, films and so much more.

Since Batman and Superman were both such populaire superheroes, it made sense to have them meet up and team up. It didn't take long before Superman and Batman met in the comics. Although they didn't agree on everything,...
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Note: This article is dedicated in loving memory to Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, the creators of Spider-Man. Both creators passed away in 2018.

The Spider-Man accueil trilogy was a series of Spider-Man films that were directed par Jon Watts. The films served as the third live-action film version of Spider-Man. The films included 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2019's Spider-Man: Far From accueil and 2021's Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Heroes Cast:

Spider-Man: Tom Holland

Michelle-Jones Watson: Zendaya

Ned Leeds: Jacob Batalon

May Parker: Marisa Tomei

Happy Hogan: Jon Favreau

Iron Man: Robert Downey Jr. (Homecoming)...
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The People's Joker is a 2022 comedy film. The name of the film might remind toi of a populaire supervillain. That was intentional. This particular film takes inspiration from lots of elements and names from the Batman franchise. Because of that, this film might sound like a DC Comics superhero film. However, that's not the case.

The People's Joker is the passion project of Vera Drew. Vera Drew wanted to do a film with progressive values through the use of her favori comics characters. The film revolves around someone who felt that he was born as the wrong gender and wants to change his gender....
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Code Geass is one of my favori shows of all time. It's a brilliant masterpiece that has left a strong impact on me. With great writing, gorgeous animation and a huge cast of amazing characters, Code Geass is a very special show.

For those that don't know about Code Geass, I will give a non-spoiler summary of the plot:

Lelouch Lamperouge is a young man who used to be a prince of a powerful kingdom. However, Lelouch, who was disgusted par the villainous actions of his father, left and took his younger sister, Nunnally, with him. Lelouch wants to make Nunnally happy par saving the country of Japan...
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When it comes to superhero films, there's been a lot of them. Several famous actors have been in superhero movies. In fact, some of them have played plus than one iconic comics character. Some actors became famous for their work with DC, while others became famous for their work with Marvel. This article is for actors who have appeared in work for both DC and Marvel.

Ben Affleck played the titre character in Daredevil and played Batman in the DCEU.

J. K. Simmons played J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man and Commissioner Gordon in Justice League.

Willem Dafoe played the Green Goblin in Spider-Man...
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Batgirl, also known as Barbara Gordon, is a prominent character from the Batman franchise. She quickly developed a fanbase in the comics and the 3rd season of Adam West's Batman series. Since then, she has appeared in various comics and cartoons. However, one area where Batgirl has been mostly absent is films. To date, her only theatrical appearance was in 1997's Batman and Robin film. However, in récent years, Warner Bros. has been working on a Batgirl film. For the very first time, Batgirl was the protagonist of a film. Newcomer Leslie Grace was cast as Batgirl. She was joined par a great...
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If toi look up Morbius, there's a good chance that you'll see people joking about it. Lots of people like to give the film a lot of hate, while other people give the film ironic praise. Finding people who genuinely like Morbius is hard, but I happen to be someone that actually likes the film. In fact, I liked the film a lot.

For those that don't know, Morbius is a Marvel comics character that was one of Spider-Man's enemies. Dr. Michael Morbius was a brilliant doctor who was suffering from a rare condition. He went above and beyond to find a cure. The cure ended up turning him into a vampire....
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The Amazing Spider-Man film series is a duo of Spider-Man films that were directed par Marc Webb. The first film, The Amazing Spider-Man, came out in 2012. The seconde film, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, came out in 2014. The films received mixed reception. Due to mixed reactions, the third film was cancelled. However, the series received a bit of a comeback in the form of 2021's Spider-Man: No Way Home, which had a couple of characters from The Amazing Spider-Man films.

Heroes Cast:

Spider-Man: Andrew Garfield

Gwen Stacy: Emma Stone

Captain Stacy: Denis Leary

May Parker: Sally Field

Ben Parker: Martin...
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The original Spider-Man film series included three films that were directed par Sam Raimi. The films included 2002's Spider-Man, 2004's Spider-Man 2 and 2007's Spider-Man 3. The trilogy went on to become one of the most iconic versions of Spider-Man. To this day, people often think of the original trilogy when they think of Spider-Man. 2021's Spider-Man: No Way Home, a film that paid tribute to the original trilogy, became one of the most successful films of all time.

Heroes Cast:

Spider-Man: Tobey Maguire

Mary Jane Watson: Kirsten Dunst

Harry Osborn: James Franco

May Parker: Rosemary Harris

Ben...
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Batman: The Animated Series is a cartoon montrer from 1992. The montrer lasted over eighty episodes. In 1993, the montrer had a film called Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. In 1998, there was a seconde film that was called Batman & Mr. Freeze: Subzero. The show's popularity led to various spin-off shows, including The New Batman Adventures, Batman Beyond and Justice League. The montrer served as the beginning of Kevin Conroy's career as Batman. Since then, he has voiced Batman in various cartoon shows and films. In fact, he has voiced Batman plus times than any actor ever has.

Heroes Cast:

Batman: Kevin...
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After the success of Superman's film franchise, Batman was donné his own film franchise. Batman's original film franchise had four films. The films were 1989's Batman, 1992's Batman Returns, 1995's Batman Forever and 1997's Batman and Robin. Two of them were directed par Tim burton and the other two were directed par Joel Schumacher. Despite how different the two directors were, their takes on Batman are meant to take place in the same universe. Batman ended up being played par three different actors throughout the quad of films, but Alfred and Commissioner Gordon were never recast.

Heroes Cast:...
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