The List: 10 great actors who have done superhero movies

From the 06/01/2011 edition
When the much-buzzed-about "X-Men: First Class" drops into theaters this weekend, it brings a trio of top-notch young acting talent.

With James McAvoy from "Atonement" as the future Professor X, "Inglourious Basterds" scene-stealer Michael Fassbender as the future Magneto and recent Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence ("Winter's Bone"), it's safe to say that a comic-book movie can bring enough depth to draw some serious acting chops.

They may not have always given their best performance in these movies, but here are 10 great talents who have popped up in superhero flicks.