With The Avengers poised to earn every money this weekend, it’s safe to say that the film’s already pretty famous stars are in no danger of going without work. While dressing in skintight costumes and clunky armor while running around pretending to be superheroes would normally get you banned from school zones, it really shouldn’t hurt their image. And believe it or not, it’s not the silliest thing they’ve ever had to do on camera. I looked back into the film history of Earth’s premiere fighting force to find their more embarrassing roles. More embarrassing then wearing underwear over their pants, anyways.
Before he threw himself into mortal danger in The Hurt Locker, Jeremy Renner was an actor looking for his big break. It certainly didn’t come when he booked his first role as Mark “Dags” D’Agastino in National Lampoon’s Senior Trip. The floppy-haired, study-hatin’ rad party dude traveled to Washington with the rest of his class after writing a letter to the President about how much school sucks. Apparently the President agreed 100% and invited them as his honored guests to discuss how to make class lessons as awesome as beer is.
This was the Clinton administration we’re talking about here.
She’s an international star nowadays regarded for her beauty and poise, but Scarlett Johansson was once much like every other girl. She had to worry about school and popularity and not getting grounded after accidentally turning her brother into a pig.
And shame on you, Eva Mendes. You were old enough to know better.