It’s not unusual for popular actors to be cast in multiple movies and TV shows in a relatively short time period — but 2018 had an unusual number of performers doing double duty in notable genre projects. Here are six of our favourite ubiquitous faces this year.
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The importance of the link between Star Wars and its merchandise really can't be overstated. Star Wars basically created movie merchandising, and it's one of the things that's kept Star Wars alive for decades. And while most may think Steve Sansweet at Rancho Obi-Wan has the biggest and best Star Wars collection out there, we think Solo: A Star Wars Story's Dryden Vos may have him beat.
Avengers: Infinity War is demanding, heartbreaking, exhilarating, massive, and dense. More than seemingly any movie so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it requires its viewer to be intimately acquainted with all the films that come before it - and, if you are, it's rewarding and audacious in ways the franchise has never been before and isn't likely to be again. It's a movie that is not screwing around.
Few characters are as crucial to the DNA of Avengers: Infinity War as the Vision, played by Paul Bettany. After all, the android has an Infinity Stone in his forehead which may or may not be keeping him alive - but is definitely one of the items Thanos is coming to collect. But just as important is Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch, because the romance between the two Avengers gives the movie stakes beyond another alien invasion.
Video: Unless you've been on a movie set before, it's hard to describe just how tedious and monotonous making one can be. So it's no surprise when you see something like this Captain America: Civil War gag reel, which features most of the cast cursing, laughing and generally just screwing everything up. It's the only human reaction to such a crazy process.