From Henry Cavill to Margot Robbie via Oscar Isaac, focus on 5 Hollywood stars who are particularly geeky at heart.
You may have this little geek side in you, this ultra-passionate side for a film, a saga, a series or a character, this gentle madness for a work that can almost turn into an obsession. This XXL fan thing that makes your loved ones smile but that you take very seriously. Rest assured, you are not alone! You are even millions and among these millions of geeks, we find some Hollywood stars like Henry Cavill , Margot Robbie or even Oscar Isaac … The proof by five.
Did you know that Vin Diesel , the star of the Fast and Furious saga , was a very well-made geek? The American actor is a big fan of JRR Tolkien , drawing inspiration from the work of the Briton for the film The Last Witch Hunter , released in theaters in 2015.
Vin Diesel is also passionate about role-playing Dungeons & Dragons, which he has been practicing for more than three decades. In 2015, the Hollywood star had not ruled out starring in the film Dungeons & Dragons then in preparation (film which will be released in theaters in March 2023). “They came to me about it in the past, but I was too busy at that time,” said the bodybuilder comedianat the microphone of Cinemablend . “To make a Dungeons & Dragons movie, I think they have to be very careful, because it has to be amazing.”
Oscar Isaac is best known for his role as pilot Poe Dameron in the later Star Wars movies . Integrating the famous intergalactic saga has been an immense happiness for the actor, a big fan of the universe created by George Lucas .
He’s not the only Star Wars fan in his family. The actor thus revealed to laugh that his uncle had almost died when he learned that he was going to shine in the franchise. We will conclude the geek portrait of Oscar Isaac by indicating that he is also a fervent fan of the Street Fighter video game.
Her character Harley Quinn is adored by millions of fans, some of whom go so far as to imitate her in cosplay mode. She’s Margot Robbie , and she’s a hell of a geek at heart. During an interview on the Graham Norton Show, the Australian actress declared that she was an absolute fan of Harry Potter . To the point of lying to his ophthalmologist to, at the age of twelve, wear glasses similar to those of the little wizard of Hogwarts.
For the anecdote, the magic of Harry Potter even follows Margot Robbie in the private sphere. Her husband, Tom Ackerkley , was indeed featured in the first three films of the saga.
Unforgettable interpreter of Harry Potter , a character who fascinated many geeks, Daniel Radcliffe is also one, but a little late! The British actor is thus completely crazy about Star Wars, a passion, it is quite interesting to note, that he discovered with the last three films of the intergalactic saga.
Daniel Radcliffe quickly engulfed all the franchise’s feature films after seeing the latest installments. If he became such a fan, it may also be because, being friends with some of the comedians, he may have had the privilege of going to the Force Awakens set .
“I’m a new Star Wars fan. I may have had Star Wars’ worst nightmare.coming in kinda like ‘these movies are so cool’ because I had just discovered them,” Radcliffe joked to MTV in 2014. ” JJ Abrams also looked at me like, for a second, he wanted me kill. They were very nice.”
Incarnation of Superman (a reference for geeks) on the big screen, British actor Henry Cavill , recently seen in the credits of the Netflix series The Witcher , is passionate about video games. He also loves building computers and, more advanced, paints Warhammer figurines, which are part of the famous fantasy universe created in the 80s. A real geek..