Robert Pattinson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland: British actors playing MAJOR American superheroes 

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Robert Pattinson

Come March 5, Robert Pattinson will bring another iconic character to life. The star will become only the second British actor to be cast as 'The Batman' when he suits up for Matt Reeves' upcoming directorial.

Benedict Cumberbatch 

When Marvel decided to introduce the sorcerer supreme, Doctor Strange into the cinematic universe, they turned to British star Benedict Cumberbatch. Ever since his first solo film, he has quickly become a major player in the MCU and is now leading the way into Phase 4. 

​Tom Holland 

It didn't take too long for British hunk Tom Holland to crawl his way into fans' hearts with his role as the friendly neighbourhood 'Spider-Man'. Besides sealing his spot as the best 'Spider-Man' of all time, he also recorded one of the biggest collections in box office history.  

Tom Hardy 

Tom Hardy didn't just give us one of the best Venom portrayals, to date, he single-handedly helped revive the American box office with the release of 'Venom: Let there Be Carnage' amidst the pandemic.  

​Charlie Cox 

London born Charlie Cox surprised all with his impeccable performance as the Devil of Hell's Kitchen, in the hit series 'Daredevil'. Since his MCU debut, fans can expect to see more of him on the big screen.  

Andrew Garfield 

Andrew Garfield gave fans an 'amazing' portrayal of the boy from Queens when he took on the 'Spider-Man' role in 2012. After his comeback in 'No Way Home', the buzz of another spidey film has been doing the rounds.  

​Henry Cavill 

Henry Cavill made history when he became the first British actor to be cast as the world's most famous superhero - Superman.  

Christian Bale 

Christian Bale brought the Caped Crusader to life in Christopher Nolan's iconic 'The Dark Knight' trilogy. The British hunk is still regarded as the best Batman to date.  

Christian Bale 

Christian Bale brought the Caped Crusader to life in Christopher Nolan's iconic 'The Dark Knight' trilogy. The British hunk is still regarded as the best Batman to date.