7 Marvel actors who were part of ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Thanks to large productions of Marvel some actors and actresses who have participated in different installments of the UCM. has become known worldwide, thus boosting his career. And, for the Hollywood guild, being part of a superhero movie is synonymous with success.

However, there are also celebrities who were already popular before landing a role in Marvel. Some of them were even part of The Lord of the rings or The Hobbit long before they became superheroes, villains, or allies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are seven celebrities you may not have known have belonged to both worlds.

7 Marvel actors you didn’t remember came out in The Lord of the rings

1. Cate Blanchett, good as an elf, bad at Marvel

The Australian actress who played Hela, the evil goddess of death in Thor Ragnarok who was the only one who managed to destroy Thor’s hammer, before it was Galadriel in the trilogies of The Lord of the rings and The Hobbit. Both characters share something in common: they are very powerful. Although one is focused on doing evil and destroying, while the other supports good. Which do you prefer?

Cate Blanchett as Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings and as Hela in Thor Ragnarok.- Blog Hola Telcel

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2. Karl Urban, multifaceted

Karl Urban has not only participated in Marvel as Skurge, Hela’s ally in Thor Ragnarok, but he was also Éomer in the second and third installments of The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. This means that Urban and Cate Blanchett have shared credits twice, which makes him one of the most chameleonic actors in cinema.

Karl Urban has belonged to the Marvel world and that of The Lord of the Rings - Blog Hola Telcel

3. Hugo Weaving

Behind the evil Red Skull in Captain America the First Avenger, there is the excellent performance of Hugo Weaving, who gave life to Elrond in the trilogy of The Lord of the rings and who, in addition, is Mr. Smith in Matrix.

Hugo Weaving as Red Scull in Captain America and as Elrond in The Lord of the Rings - Blog Hola Telcel

4. Martin Freeman, the one and only Bilbo Baggins

Martin Freeman was the one who gave life to Bilbo Baggins during the three films of The Hobbit and later became Everett K. Ross, a character who you surely saw in Captain America: Civil War and Black Panther.

Martin Freeman is Bilbo Bosón in The Hobbit and Everett K. Ross in Marvel.- Blog Hola Telcel

5. Evangeline Lilly, before Marvel she was an ally of Legolas!

Better known as Wasp or Hope in Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly was also a member of the cast of The Hobbit cAs Tauriel, an elf ally of Legolas, a character who was created for the movies and does not appear in the original work of writer JRR Tolkien.

Evangeline Lilly Before being Wasp in Ant-Man, she was Tauriel in The Hobbit.- Blog Hola Telcel

6. Andy Serkis

Obviously, Andy Serkis could not be missing from this list, since thanks to his interpretation as Gollum he made the character one of the most emblematic of the saga. However, his great work was also reflected as Klaw in Avengers: Age of Ultron and Black Panther.

Andy Serkis has not only given life to Gollum in The Lord of the Rings, but he is also Klaw in Black Panther.- Blog Hola Telcel

7. Lee Pace, unrecognizable!

Last but not least, there is Lee Pace, who you will surely remember as Thranduil, the king of the elves of Mirkwood, and also gave life to Ronan in Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1. One of Thanos’ greatest allies. You remember?

Lee Pace as Thranduil and as Ronan in Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1.- Blog Hola Telcel

Best of all, the movies of Marvel they are far from over. This means that more of the cast of The Lord of the rings the MCU could be included at some point, how about Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood or Viggo Mortensen?

Legolas, played by Orlando Bloom, in The Lord of the Rings could belong to Marvel - Blog Hola Telcel

While that is happening, this is a good time to enjoy one of the best film sagas, a literary work by JRR Tolkien that you can enjoy for purchase or rent through Clear video: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, taking advantage of that with your Telcel Max Unlimited Plan 3000 or higher You have access to the catalog of movies and series, with #TelcelLaMejorRed connectivity with the highest Coverage and Speed.

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And you, what actor of The Lord of the rings would you like to see it as part of the UCM soon? 😊

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