A superhero is a character that sum superlative qualities: it is super attentive, super alert, super involved and super fit. If the first three requirements can be addressed in the script and directing, story building so favorable light always fall superhero, the latter feature lies to be celebrated by actor.
Ron Perlman had to become a shield against the dark forces that were caught attacking the movie “Hellboy” in 2004. It is true that Perlman had been a muscular boy in the film “Alien: Resurrection” in 1997, but had something to work for muscular man dressed in a red suit, hugging. To be the bully Hellboy, Perlman has focused part of the upper body toning and film sequences in which he bears shirt shows how much time he spent with dumbbells.
09. The Punisher
Thomas Jane began to show the body on the big screen in 1999, when he appeared in “Deep Blue Sea” and from there before has become more muscular for his roles. In 2004, he was armed in “The Punisher” and ready for revenge. His character was based on a cartoon strip from Marvel and wears a chest with a skull logo.
08. The Green Hornet
Canadian actor Seth Rogen is out of the picture chubby goofy, but funny that he had the romantic comedy “Knocked Up”. This year he took a superhero role and get in shape for “The Green Hornet”. What actor is maintained but hilarious sense of humor and his attitude, which is now more confident.
Tobey Maguire looked like a school boy next door when he accepted the role of super hero in Spider-Man series. Transformation was the nerd in “Pleasantville” (1998) to agile and fearless, Spider Man, defender of the city. But more interesting was that the two films in the series “Spiderman” that Maguire did, he went through another transformation.
Billy Crudup had been in 1999 a negligent rock star in the film “Almost Famous”, but changed the look completely until 2009. Zack Snyder cast as Dr. Manhattan in “Watchmen” and the character was wearing a leotard skin. Therefore, Crudup had to tone every part of the body and to reveal his muscle fiber.
05. Captain America: The First Avenger
Chris Evans has been super-hero in two films “Fantastic Four”, in which it is the Human Torch. But the role of “Captain America: The First Avenger”, which is released in U.S. theaters this summer, Evans has put muscle on him, hoping to impress and win public with his super-heroic appearance. According to Access Hollywood, the actor will not have to take off pounds of muscle will not be available for play Human Torch.
04. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Jake Gyllenhaal was always a well-proportioned and handsome actor, but his film with which has break the ice, “Donnie Darko” in 2001, was not a “force”. In 2010, when he appeared as Prince of Persia, the role of Dastan, inspired by the famous super hero video game, Gyllenhaal look better than ever. He said he has sculpted body in the gym, but climbing over walls and barricades, ie practicing French martial arts known as parkour or free running.
The role of “Thor” asked to Chris Hemsworth to tone very well. Australian actor who was once a contestant on the show “Dancing with the Stars” was always pleasant sight, but to play a disgraced god, need a divine look. The actor, who is very active by nature, said he put about 10 pounds a chicken he ate only dry diet has not enjoyed too.
Australian Hugh Jackman was (actually still is) an avid player of musicals on Broadway, with a slender and agile physically, but turned already four times in a muscular superhero. Its role as “Wolverine” from “X-Men” franchise where Jackman was cast and the fifth time in a movie planned, but unopened, demanded great physical condition. To make the mutant with claws of steel Broadway singer and dancer, the Australian had a diet free of carbohydrates and do more exercise.
When he auditioned for “Batman”, Christian Bale has just finished filming “The Machinist”, a role that is so weak as to whether a person can not faint. Surprisingly, Bale was cast as super-hero of justice, for which was the next favorite actor Jake Gyllenhaal. It was rumored that Bale wanted to appear in Human-Bat story in 1995, when he auditioned for Robin in “Batman Forever”.