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31 Behind-The-Scenes Pictures That Prove Actors Who Play Superheroes Have Such Cool Jobs

Stunt doubles, face molds, green screens, and so much more!

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1. First, this truly iconic selfie Tom Holland snapped while filming Spider-Man: Homecoming:

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2. Gal Gadot getting a mold done in order to complete her transformation into Wonder Woman:

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3. This unbelievable photo of Taika Waititi playing Korg in Thor: Ragnarok:

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4. This picture of Melissa Benoist hanging with the stunt team that helps her fly on Supergirl:

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5. The fact that these tiny dots turn Mark Ruffalo from a normal human into The Hulk for Avengers: Infinity War is insane:

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6. Here's a look at Sean Gunn getting ready to play Rocket in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2:

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7. This pic showing the TV magic that goes into making Grant Gustin run on The Flash:

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8. What's better than one Gamora? How about three! Here's Zoe Saldana hanging out on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2:

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9. Just think, on a typical day Spider-Man, Peter Quill, and Nebula can all hang out together on the set of Avengers: Infinity War:

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10. This picture of Odette Annable taking some flying lessons before suiting up as Reign on Supergirl:

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11. This picture showing Chris Hemsworth playing with a Thor and Hulk action figure while filming Thor: Ragnarok:

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12. Stephen Amell and the crew on Arrow making an epic helicopter stunt come to life:

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13. Of course, this heartwarming picture of when Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston surprised children as Thor and Loki:

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14. This pic of Brie Larson learning how to fly during filming of Captain Marvel:

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15. This picture of Robert Downey Jr. hanging out with real-life superhero and comic book genius Stan Lee:

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16. Here's a pic of Chris Hemsworth hanging with his stunt double Bobby, because two Chris Hemsworths is always better than one:

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17. Krysten Ritter fastening her harness for a stunt on Jessica Jones:

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18. Alright, this is a video, but you have to watch Caity Lotz working on a stunt for Legends of Tomorrow:

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19. The fact that an actors lunch break can include hanging out with the Green Arrow and The Flash on set:

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20. This picture of Stephen Amell and David Ramsey in waist-deep water during a typical day on Arrow:

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21. Mike Colter hanging around waiting for the perfect shot on Luke Cage:

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22. Hugh Jackman recording a voiceover for Logan is simultaneously hilarious and impressive:

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23. And here's Gal Gadot fighting a brave stuntman on the set of Wonder Woman:

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24. The fact that Henry Cavill gets to drink his morning coffee in his Superman costume is pretty amazing:

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25. This picture of Chadwick Boseman preparing to act with Rocket on the set of Avengers: Infinity War:

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26. This behind-the-scenes pic of Evangeline Lilly playing Hope van Dyne / Wasp in Ant-Man and the Wasp:

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27. Here's a picture of Dave Batista hanging with Sean Gunn while filming a Rocket and Drax scene in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2:

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28. This picture of Chris Pratt and Kurt Russell's face molds on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2:

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29. Here's a peek behind the scenes at Cress Williams learning how to stick a landing on the set of Black Lightning:

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30. The cast of Arrow getting an extra lift during a scene in Season 6:

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31. And finally, Ryan Reynold's wearing Crocs in between takes on Deadpool 2 is just perfect:

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