These are the worst and best castings of the DCEU

These are the worst and best castings of the DCEU
These are the worst and best castings of the DCEU

The DC cinematic universe, known as the DCEU, has been a rollercoaster of emotions, controversies and successes. From the start, it has offered a mix of successes and failures, generating mixed opinions among fans. Although the adaptations directed by Zack Snyder were especially polarizing, loved by some and criticized by others, they managed to climb to the top at the box office.

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The DCEU began with the promise of competing with the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, throughout its development it experienced numerous ups and downs, from critical acclaim for some films to outright rejection for others. This mix of virtues and flaws made the DCEU an unpredictable experience for viewers.

One of the most debated aspects of the DCEU was its cast. The casting decisions in the universe started by Zack Snyder profoundly marked the success and failure of these films. Below, we analyze the best and worst castings of the DCEU during the era of Snyder (via ComicBasics).

Source: iNews

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The Worst DCEU Castings

Margot Robbie como Harley Quinn

Although Margot Robbie captured the Harley Quinn aesthetic and starred in Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (75%), her portrayal was more of a punk princess than the complex villain many expected. Despite her popularity, not everyone considered her their favorite choice for the role.

Source: IMDb

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Amber Heard como Mera

Amber Heard didn’t have enough time to develop her character in the DCEU. From the beginning, her casting was controversial and her portrayal of Mera didn’t leave a lasting impression on fans, leaving her as a forgettable character. Her real-life controversies didn’t help her continue in the saga either.

Source: IMDb

Ezra Miller como The Flash

The casting of Ezra Miller seemed promising initially, but the final execution resulted in disappointment. The Flash solo movie (60%) failed to meet expectations and his casting was perceived as a huge mistake. Snyder. The scandals of Miller In recent years, things have not been good for their reputation either.

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Dwayne Johnson como Black Adam

Dwayne Johnson seemed like the perfect choice for Black Adam (52%). However, his desire to influence the direction of the DCEU, especially in regards to Shazam, caused more problems than it solved. Johnson’s performance Johnson It wasn’t enough to make up for the problems behind the scenes.

Source: IMDb

Jared Leto como The Joker

Jared Leto was a controversial choice from the start and his portrayal of the Joker failed to redeem itself. The version of the character was widely panned, feeling out of place and contributing little to the DCEU.

Source: IMDb

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The Best Castings of the DCEU

Henry Cavill como Superman

Henry Cavill brought a majestic presence to Superman, and his performance was one of the standouts in the DCEU. Despite the production decisions, Cavill became a symbol of the classical hero.

Source: IMDb

Ben Affleck as Batman

Ben Affleck surprised many with his portrayal of Batman. He perfectly embodied the vision of Snydershowing a darker and more tired version of the Dark Knight, earning a place among the best castings.

Source: IMDb

Viola Davis as Amanda Waller

Viola Davis proved to be a great choice for Amanda Waller. Her performance brought an intensity and complexity to the character, making her one of the cornerstones of the DCEU.

Source: IMDb

Gal Gadot como Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot shined as Wonder Woman, bringing grace and strength to the character. Despite the films’ ups and downs, her performance was always a strong point and left an indelible mark on the DCEU.

Source: IMDb

Jason Momoa como Aquaman

Jason Momoa redefined Aquaman, making the role undeniably his own. His charisma and screen presence made him one of the best castings in the DCEU, standing out even in the less successful films.

Source: IMDb

What does the future hold for DC?

With James Gunn at the helm of DC Studios, the future of the DCEU looks bright. Gunn is aiming for a fresh approach, with a coherent plan and a clear vision for the upcoming films. His experience in creating successful cinematic universes could be the key to revitalizing the DCEU.

The approach of Gunn includes both new projects and reimaginings of existing characters. Fans are eagerly awaiting to see how Gunn will handle the transition and what surprises the future of DC has in store for us on the big screen.

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