Getting the look and transforming into movie heroes and villains is no easy feat. In comic books, artists can draw up herculean proportions that make mere men look like dominant, invincible gods. But when an actor has to do it for real—that takes major work to become those movie superheroes and villains.
After all, if you’re going to pummel bad guys with super powers or scale tall buildings in a single bound, you have to look the part. With films like Avengers: Endgame, Aquaman, Wonder Woman and Black Panther dominating the box office, these movies are some of the biggest things out there. That’s why these actors and actresses work so hard to get in shape for the films.
Here’s how these Hollywood stars transformed their physiques to play movie heroes and villains.