20 Characters Who Sucked Despite the Awesome Actors Playing Them
Thanks to whatever chaos god granted the resources to build the world’s most glamorous industry in the middle of a desert, Hollywood just loves to waste a good actor. We’re not talking about hiring an Oscar winner for a split-second cameo, which can be fun under the right circumstances. More like casting a once-in-a-generation talent to play a character that has the depth of a potato chip or, occasionally, literally just sits there.
“IMO, the ultimate example of this is Tommy Lee Jones playing Two-Face,” Redditor thebigeverybody recently lamented. “I can’t remember a more talented actor having less to work with, and it was disorienting to watch someone famous for nuance cackling for 90 minutes.” They then asked r/Movies for more examples of “incredibly skilled actors with characters so flat, there’s nothing to work with,” and Reddit came back with a whole lot of women doing nothing, charisma poured down the drain and some of the worst dialogue to ever disgrace the screen.