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Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Oscar winner J.K. Simmons’ over-the-top performance as J. Jonah Jameson in the original “Spider-Man” trilogy endeared him in the hearts of comic book fans. He will return to that world starting in 2017 as Batman’s ally Commissioner Gordon in the two-part “Justice League” movies. Click through to see other performers who play comic-book heroes and villains.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Ryan Reynolds played motormouth assassin “Deadpool” in 2016’s surprise R-rated blockbuster.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Our favorite movie superheroes Reynolds was also DC’s Green Lantern in 2011, but critics and audiences weren’t too thrilled with it.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Despite reports he was dropping out, Channing Tatum is officially in to star as fan favorite “Gambit” in a movie of the same name, a spinoff of the “X-Men” franchise.

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Jared Leto’s disturbing take on the Joker has already set fire to social media more than once. Audiences will see him in “Suicide Squad” in the summer of 2016.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Aunt May is not exactly a superhero — but she’s certainly super in the world of Peter Parker and “Spider-Man.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marisa Tomei may play the important role of Parker’s adoptive mother in the new “Spider-Man” film.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

French actress Elodie Yung will play villain Elektra in Netflix’s “Daredevil.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

“The Walking Dead” star Jon Bernthal has been cast to play fan favorite Punisher in the second season of Netflix’s “Daredevil” series.

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Olivia Munn will play the popular mutant Psylocke in 2016’s “X-Men: Apocalypse.”

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Charlie Cox portrays Daredevil in the new Netflix series.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Hugh Jackman has played Wolverine in every “X-Men” and “Wolverine” movie since they began in 2000. He announced that he plans to retire the character after “X-Men: Apocalypse” and the third “Wolverine” solo film.

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Following in Tobey Maguire’s footsteps — er, spider webs — Andrew Garfield starred in 2012’s “The Amazing Spider-Man.” He reprised the part in a 2014 sequel, but will not return in future Spider-Man movies.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Chris Pratt was best known as a TV actor before he bulked up and rocketed to movie stardom as Star-Lord (Peter Quill) in the 2014 blockbuster “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Chris Evans, who first donned red, white and blue for 2011’s “Captain America: The First Avenger,” continued his fight against evil in “The Avengers.” He reprised his role in 2014 in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” and he’ll be in the second “Avengers.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Paul Rudd stars as “Ant-Man,” also known as Scott Lang, a superhero who can change his size.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Yes, it’s a TV series, but we’ll make an exception for this one: Mike Colter has been cast as superhero Luke Cage/Power Man in the upcoming Netflix series “Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Viola Davis is rumored to be in negotiations for the role of Amanda Waller in the upcoming “Suicide Squad.” If the Oscar nominee does make the gig official, there’s no doubt she’d be on our list of favorite movie superheroes.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Benedict Cumberbatch has finally been confirmed to play Marvel’s Doctor Strange on the big screen, come 2016.

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Krysten Ritter has reportedly landed the role of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” in the upcoming Netflix series.

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Fan favorite Harley Quinn will be portrayed by Margot Robbie in “Suicide Squad.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Will Smith will play the antihero, gun-toting Deadshot in “Suicide Squad.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Idris Elba let it slip in an interview that he’ll appear in “Avengers: Age of Ultron” as his “Thor” character, Heimdall.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Marvel says “42” star Chadwick Boseman will play the comic-book hero Black Panther, who will be key to the plot of the forthcoming “Captain America: Civil War.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Robert Downey Jr. brought Tony Stark’s Iron Man to life in 2008. There have been two sequels, and Iron Man was a major star in “The Avengers.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Mark Ruffalo got to wear the Hulk’s stretchy purple pants in “The Avengers,” and he will be in the sequel as well. Eric Bana and Edward Norton played the character in two previous movies: “Hulk” (2003) and “The Incredible Hulk” (2008).

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The late Christopher Reeve, pictured, wore the red cape in 1978’s “Superman” and its three sequels. Brandon Routh took over in 2006’s “Superman Returns,” and Henry Cavill starred in 2013’s “Man of Steel.”

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Following Michael Keaton in 1989 (and 1992), Val Kilmer in 1995 and George Clooney in 1997, Christian Bale drove the Batmobile for all three of the Batman movies directed by Christopher Nolan.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Chris Hemsworth played Thor in the 2011 film of the same name. There was also a sequel in 2013, and Thor, of course, is one of the Avengers.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Ron Perlman went red for Guillermo del Toro’s “Hellboy” in 2004 and “Hellboy II: The Golden Army” in 2008.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

“Captain America” wasn’t Chris Evans’ first time battling evil in a form-fitting blue suit. Evans, Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba and Michael Chiklis were the “Fantastic Four” in 2005. They teamed up again in a 2007 sequel.

Our favorite movie superheroes (and villains)

Mikey Kelley, James Arnold Taylor, Nolan North and Mitchell Whitfield voiced the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 2007’s “TMNT.” Everyone’s favorite pizza-eating reptiles returned this year in a live-action reboot.

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