Marvel, Star Wars, Harry Potter, only one actor appeared in the three franchises!
When we talk about franchises and shared cinematic universes we are talking about Star Wars, del Marvel Cinematic Universe and the magical world of Harry Potter. Some actors got roles in two out of three franchises, but only one managed to score full marks in important roles.
Mads Mikkelsen is the only actor to have landed major roles in all and three successful franchises. The Danish actor made his debut in MCU playing the villain Kaecilius in Doctor Strange of 2016. In the same year we saw him in the role of Galen Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
It was recently announced that Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3, the prequel movies of Harry Potter. This role makes him the only actor to have appeared in all three cinematic universes playing main characters.
Some actors of Harry Potter have a history with the universe of Star Wars, come Warwick Davis who worked on all eight of the Harry Potter playing Professor Vitious e Wicket W. Warrick in Star Wars.
Domhnall Gleeson he interpreted Bill Weasley in Harry Potter e Armitage Hux, a First Order general in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Natalia Tena he took on the role of Nymphadora Tonks and those of Xi’anin in The Mandalorian.
Other actors instead share roles in Star Wars is in the MCU come Andy Serkis, Snoke in the films of Star Wars e Ulysses Klaw in Black Panther. Ben Mendelsohn has been Orson Krennic in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story e Talos / cellar in Captain Marvel.
Finally the stars of Marvel that ended up in the wizarding world include Jude Law who took on the role of Yon-Rogg in Captain Marvel and we will see him alongside Mikkelsen as Silent in the next films of Fantastic Beasts.
David Tennant who interpreted Barty Crouch Jr in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire then presented himself in theMCU as the even more wicked Kilgrave in Jessica Jones.
Claudia Kim starred in Avengers: Age of Ultron as Dr. Helen Cho, saving Hawkeye’s life and then building Vision’s body. Three years later, Kim made her wizarding world debut as Nagini in Fantastic Beasts – The Crimes of Grindelwald.
We remember that Mikkelsen he also starred in Casino Royale in the role of The number, in short, nothing is missing in his curriculum! Filming of Fantastic Beasts 3 are underway and Mads Mikkelsen talked about his Grindelwald that we will see in theaters in 2022.