Chris Hemsworth Confirms That Marvel Actors Aren't Allowed To Be In DC Movies

Chris Hemsworth has finally confirmed what we’ve all suspected all along: Marvel actors aren’t allowed to be in DC movies.

The rivalry between Marvel and DC has always been apparent. Fans of the cinematic universes have been very vocal about their alliances, even if the directors and producers sometimes behave as friends. It probably comes as no surprise then that Marvel is intent on keeping their actors on lockdown. Speaking at the Supanova convention in Australia, Chris Hemsworth openly admitted that it was “illegal” for any of the Marvel actors, including Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr, to appear in the DCEU.

It seems Marvel doesn’t want any of their actors batting for the other team and appearing in DC’s Justice League. Hence, they have probably included a clause in the actors’ contracts to prohibit them from jumping team. This clause probably only refers to Marvel Studios and Warner Bros, and not Fox’s Marvel universe, as Josh Brolin, who plays Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, will play Cable in Deadpool 2.

The news comes from Twitter user Tyler James, who was in attendance at the convention:

Sadly, this means we will never see Tom Hiddleston as the Joker or Dave Bautista as Bane.
Tom LOKI Joker


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  1. If they are under contract on multiple movie deals marvel will not let them do movies for the direct competition. Why would they? Lol. As for Ryan Reynolds, he went from d.c. To marvel, wasn’t on a multi contract and now that he is, he cant go back til his contract runs out. Its called looking after your investment.

  2. This must be a very new rule

    Most notably there is Ryan Reynolds:

    Marvel: dead pool
    Hannibal king

    D.C.: Green lantern

    But we also have

    Ben affleck
    M: daredevil
    D.C.: batsman

    James marsden
    M: cyclops
    D.C.: Richard white

    Chris Evans
    M: human torch and captain America
    D.C.: the losers

    Natalie Portman:
    V for vendetta for D.C. and Thor for marvel

    Idris Elba: the losers for D.C. And multiple marvel movies

    I can think of about 13 more

    Halle berry
    Parker posey
    The dude that played KC in suicide squad
    Zoe Saldana
    Tommy lee jones
    Michael fassbender
    Etc
    Etc

    • these are not Star Trek fan film guidelines. it means as long as an actor has a contract at Marvel they’re not allowed to play another role in a DC movie (the #1 competition) (superhero or other genre). if their contract ends they can do whatever they want. this is nothing new. Affleck: daredevil stand-alone, Batman multi-movie-deal years after DD deal ended … Marsden: first X-Men, after that contract, Superman Returns stand-alone … Evans: Human Torch (Fox) deal ends, then Losers stand-alone, then MCU multi-movie-deal … Portman: V stand-alone, 6 years after that the MCU multi-movie-deal … come on we don’t have to make it more complicated than it is.

    • I thought if you signed with fox you also had to sign with marvel. Something about them owning your likeness and all that jazz for future comic use and such. That’s what I read a while back

    • That sounds accurate Ada but they still wouldn’t be allowed to do DC films either way if they are under contract.

      Chet…what exactly did DC win? They have been getting owned by Marvel in both their films & with their TV series. That’s not to say that the DC films aren’t entertaining but they don’t hold a candle to Marvel.

    • it’s not a new rule, this is usual business since many many many years. but nobody cared about it because until Marvel started its shared universe all movie deals basically contained stand-alone movies (with the chance for sequels). especially since Marvel and DC are not just like any other film studio, both companies are doing only one kind of genre: live-action comic book movies (mostly superhero genre) … just saying, i didn’t suspected it, I knew all along without even wasting a thought about it. ;-)

    • Frank Lindner well, this is a practice that I am aware of, I didn’t feel like typing so much, but I am not the one saying that it’s wrong. I guess since I mentioned “troll” I get an unnecessary explanation.

  3. I think this is because audiences are complete idiots now. For some stupid reason people view movies as a twisted reality where they complain when an actor plays more than one part. We are unable to suspend our disbelief and let actors be actors.

  4. To clear things up (because this is bullshit clickbait):
    If they have a contract with one, they cant have a 2nd contract with the other… after the contract ends they can go work for the other.

  5. Not true. If you look through actor Chris Evans resume, it will show that he has done movies for both comic franchises. Not only as Johnny Storm and Captain America, but also played Jensen in DC comics The Losers. And let us not forget our favorite wise cracking hero/villain in a red suit…. Deadpool. Played by Ryan Reynolds. Now while he absolutely shined in his performance as such, let us not forget his flop in DC’S Green Lantern.

  6. This is hardly surprising. Marvel probably doesn’t want DC to get RDJ’s star-power on their side. And that’s a good thing, because some casual fans can’t tell the difference between Marvel and DC films. (people at work asked me if Wonder Woman is going to be in the next Avengers film.)

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