Hollywood may be crammed with great superhero movies these days, but studios don’t always get our favorite heroes and villains right the first time around.
Take Venom, for example. This iconic Spider-Man foe didn’t fare so well in 2007’s Spider-Man 3. We can only hope, despite early mixed-to-negative reviews, that the new Venom movie does right by Eddie Brock.
It would hardly be the first time where a superhero character gets a second chance on the big screen.
From Bane to Deadpool to Captain America, here are some fan-favorites who needed a mulligan, whether or not they actually succeeded the second time around.