There are several stars from the "Twilight" films who have also played Marvel or DC Comics characters.
Robert Pattinson (Edward Cullen) made his debut as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the 2022 movie "The Batman."
Bryce Dallas Howard (Victoria in "Eclipse") starred as Gwen Stacy in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 3."
After years of being known for his role as vampire Edward Cullen in the "Twilight" franchise, Robert Pattinson made his debut as Bruce Wayne/Batman in "The Batman."
The 2022 film, directed by Matt Reeves, costarred Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman and Paul Dano as The Riddler.
In a 2019 interview with the New York Times, Pattinson said that he was surprised at how positively people reacted to him being cast as the Caped Crusader, compared to how fans felt about him landing the "Twilight" role.
"Maybe I'm just used to abuse by now," he said. "At least I didn't get death threats this time — that's a plus!"
Peter Facinelli went from playing Dr. Carlisle Cullen to portraying a villain on "Supergirl."
He played the antagonist and tech CEO known as Maxwell Lord on season one of the show, which originally aired on CBS before switching to The CW.
Edi Gathegi starred as Laurent in "Twilight" and "New Moon" before portraying a mutant in the 2011 film "X-Men First Class."
In "First Class," Gathegi played a character named Darwin who could alter his body to adapt to any environment he was in.
Three years after playing the iconic Spidey character Gwen Stacy in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 3," Bryce Dallas Howard took over the role of Victoria in "Eclipse."
The villainous "Twilight" character was originally portrayed by Rachelle Lefevre.
Billy Burke played Bella Swan's dad, Charlie, in all five "Twilight" films. He also voiced Commissioner Gordon in the two-part animated movie "Batman: The Long Halloween."
"Batman: The Long Halloween" also starred "Supernatural" alum Jensen Ackles as the voice of Bruce Wayne/Batman.
Two years after the final "Twilight" film hit theaters in 2012, BooBoo Stewart (Seth Clearwater) joined the "X-Men" franchise.
He went from playing a werewolf in the "Twilight" movies to portraying the Marvel character Warpath in "X-Men: Days of Future Past."
Stewart has also done voice work for animated projects like Disney XD's "Spider-Man" and "Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors."
Lee Pace, who played a vampire named Garrett in "Breaking Dawn: Part 2," also starred as Ronan in two Marvel films.
Pace appeared as the Kree warlord in "Guardians of the Galaxy" (2014) and "Captain Marvel" (2019).
Dakota Fanning's extensive acting resume includes playing Jane in the "Twilight" saga and voicing young Diana Prince/Wonder Woman on "Justice League Unlimited."
Fanning's terrifying "Twilight" character was part of the Volturi and had the ability to inflict imaginary pain in peoples' minds.
Chaske Spencer, who played wolf pack alpha Sam Uley, had a minor role on season three of Netflix and Marvel's "Jessica Jones."
Spencer played a property developer named Jace Montero on "Jessica Jones."
The actor will also appear in Marvel's upcoming Disney+ series "Echo," set for release in 2023.
Years prior to playing a member of the Volturi in the "Twilight" films, Cameron Bright portrayed a young mutant in "X-Men the Last Stand."
Bright's "X-Men" character, Jimmy/Leech, had the ability to nullify the powers of a person in close proximity to him.
In the "Twilight" franchise he played Jane's twin brother, Alec.
The same year that Julia Jones made her first appearance in the "Twilight" franchise, she had a minor role in the DC Comics film "Jonah Hex."
She played Cassie, the wife of the titular character (played by Josh Brolin) in the 2010 film "Jonah Hex."
In the "Twilight" movies, Jones portrayed Leah Clearwater, Seth's older sister and fellow wolf pack member.
Aside from his role as Volturi member Marcus in the "Twilight" saga, Christopher Heyerdahl has played a few characters in comic-book-based shows and movies.
He played the villain Jack Gruber on two episodes of season one of "Gotham" and portrayed Captain Caspar Locke on season one of the DC Comics show "Peacemaker."
Heyerdahl also had minor roles as Damian Darhk's assistant on season three of "Arrow," Rocker in "Catwoman," and Caulder in "Blade: Trinity."
Alex Meraz, who played another werewolf named Paul, had a minor role as a member of the Seal Team in "Suicide Squad."
The 2016 DC Comics movie costarred Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, and Jared Leto as the Joker.
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