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Sequels: giving actors roles with their favourite characters and putting black marks on their filmographies

Many actors feel drawn to sequels of films that they enjoyed themselves or were successful the first time around. Sometimes, they’re even draw to certain characters that they feel a connection to. It’s not just struggling or low-level actors that want a piece of the pie, because even top-paid actors get giddy at the idea of being a part of a franchise that they love.

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Michael Keaton in Birdman

Michael Keaton: The Dark Knight Returns

Michael Keaton in Birdman

Actors often pass into obscurity, even the ones who at one point were the hottest thing in Hollywood; unsurprisingly the world of celebrity is a fickle beast. Take Michael Keaton, who, for a short period of time – in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s – was one of Hollywood’s top leading men; a status indisputably due to his casting in Tim Burton’s Batman (1989).

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Chris Trevena's Golden Charms video for Matthew & Me

Golden Charms: Matthew & Me’s new video by young Cornish director

At just 19 years of age filmmaker Chris Trevena from Camborne is already building up an impressive showreel. Alongside studying for his HND in Media Moving Image at Truro College, Chris can often be found behind his camera, at gigs and festivals across the South West. An avid music listener, Chris has been working closely with several Devon and Cornwall based acts over the last 12 months, filming them live, and even throwing intimate festivals in his back garden.

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