29 July 2014 09:30 | By Tammi Tan
Actors who’ve fallen into the typecast trap

We look at screen stars that seem to take on similar roles again and again and again

Actors who’ve fallen into the typecast trap
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Previously, we shone the spotlight on actors renowned for being “screen chameleons”, that is, those who’ve managed to nail a wide range of characters.

However, not everyone who makes it big in TV and movie land avoids the dreaded typecast trap: every time a new project of theirs comes out, audiences can’t help but groan, “But she already played that in the last three films!” We take a look at thespians from Hollywood and beyond whom casting directors just love seeing in a certain type of role.

Disclaimer: The following stars aren’t bad actors at all (you’ll see some Oscar winners in their midst) – they just seem to have an affinity for portraying sexy badasses, troubled wives, walking Halloween costumes, and so on and so forth.

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