10 Odd Comic Book Movie Castings That Proved Everyone Wrong

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There’s been some oddball comic-book-to-on-screen casting choices lately. Ben Affleck will portray Batman, Jesse Eisenberg will play Lex Luthor, Jamie Bell will star as The Thing (Fantastic Four)… Now, we’re seeing pictures of Grant Gustin as The Flash for the upcoming TV series of the same name. Would you have ever picked the former Glee Warbler to portray the comic book superhero on his own television series? We sure as heck didn’t see it coming (despite his stint on Arrow as the same character).

Then again, weird castings have come to surprise us many a time in the past. So before we judge all of the aforementioned acts in their new roles, let us focus on ten odd comic book movie casting choices that actually worked: