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Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races  

Jacoby Bancroft
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List Rules Vote up the heroes you'd most like to see played by a person of a different race and gender in their next movie.

As characters like Miles Morales, Riri Williams, and now the Rocketeer prove, superheroes are often changed from white guys to completely different demographics. While superhero movies rake in wheelbarrows full of cash, Hollywood has on more than one occasion been called out for the lack of diversity in superhero films. Remember when all of Marvel's superheroes seemed like they were just played by white dudes named Chris?

It's been a major problem and studios are finally recognizing that we want a little more variety in our superheroes. When news broke that the 1991 superhero film The Rocketeer was finally getting a follow-up film with an African-American actress in the lead, it became clear that the trend of diversifying familiar characters would spread to superhero films too. 

With Hollywood more willing than ever to change up established formulas, why can't they race-swap superheroes or gender-swap superheroes if they feel there's a better story to be told? Below is a list of superheroes you've come to know and love through cinema. Vote up the superheroes you'd like to see with a different race and gender.

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Green Lantern is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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The Toxic Avenger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Sam Wilson (Falcon) is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Wasp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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The Green Hornet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Darkman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Captain America is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Quicksilver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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The Shadow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Hulk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Batman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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The Spirit is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Mr. Fantastic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Hawkeye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Constantine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Superman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races
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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Superheroes You'd Like to See Played by Actors of Different Races