10+ Little Known Things About The Marvel Cast Fans Didn't Know

Over the years, the world has become incredibly familiar with the Marvel cast. Films like The Avengers and Iron Man have been hashed and rehashed so many times over that you probably think you know all there is to know.

Well, I'm here today to prove just how wrong you are! Take a look a these 10+ little known things about the Marvel cast that fans didn't know. Hopefully, you'll rediscover all the things you thought you knew.

Scarlett Johansson recorded an album with Pete Yorn.

Scarlett has a surprisingly powerful baritone timbre to her voice that literally shakes the room.

She and Pete Yorn have been collaborating for years and in 2009, they released their first album called Break Up.

Chadwick Boseman was fired from his first acting job after only one week!

Before finding his way to Wakanda, the late Chadwick Boseman began his career on the soap opera, All My Children. Chadwick felt the character relied too much on racial stereotypes and was let go.

Rest in peace, King.

Mark Ruffalo loves to wrestle.

Mark has been passionate about wrestling for his entire life. He got to showcase that love on the big screen when he appeared in Foxcatcher.

He's also made several PSA's over the years to help keep wrestling in the Olympics.

Chris Pratt raises prize-winning sheep.

When he isn't off guarding the galaxy against extra-terrestrial threats, Chris lives on a farm and raises livestock.

He entered his Romney sheep into a contest at the highly regaled Fiberpalooza and took home the blue ribbon!

Chris Evans may just run for office.

Recently, Chris Evans launched a political passion project called A Starting Point. The aim is to help Americans become more informed with politics and more adept at making sound political decisions.

Could we see Cap in the Oval Office some day?

Letitia Wright is featured in a Drake music video.

Drake's run at the top has been unprecedented. His video for "Nice For What" has cameo appearances by some of the most powerful and important Black women in entertainment.

Watch for Letitia at the 2:18 mark.

Robert Downey Jr. is a trained martial artist.

Robert first started training in Wing Chun when he entered into recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

He has said that it has been the driving force behind his commitment to stay sober.

Jeremy Renner is an incredibly talented musician.

Scarlett isn't the only musician in The Avengers cast — Jeremy Renner has been at it for years. He's a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for the piano.

Renner's tortured lyrics are a glimpse into his personal life and his relationship with now ex-wife, Sonni Pacheco.

Tom Hiddleston originally auditioned for Thor.

While making an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, a clip of Tom's old audition tape was played.

Could it be that in some alternate universe Tom is Thor and Chris Hemsworth is Loki?

Tom Holland loves Michael Jackson.

Who doesn't, am I right? A question that Tom has been asked several times over in interviews is to name his favorite song.

Over the years, he's never faltered in his response, it's always Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal."

Chris Hemsworth had a very unlikely job before becoming an actor.

Most actors have stories about how they used to wait tables before becoming famous but Chris Hemsworth's humbling tale outranks them all.

Chris used to work at a pharmacy, cleaning dried milk off of used breast pumps.

Paul Rudd is actually only 26-years-old.


Paul was made a certified young person by Governor Andrew Cuomo. In a short video, Paul hilariously espouses the benefits of masks and PPE to his 'fellow Millenials'.

Also, Ant-Man haters can suck a lemon.

Brie Larson speaks French!

That's right, Captain Marvel herself is not a native English speaker. When Brie was growing up, French was the first language spoken in her household.

Which probably explains Brie's love for foreign films! I wonder if she does her own dubbing?

Cobie Smulders is a cancer survivor.

Legions of Cobie fans were shocked to learn that the Avengers star had her own private battle with ovarian cancer.

Thanks to the support of friends, family, and a team of dedicated doctors — Cobie is now cancer-free!

Samuel L. Jackson is a Guinness World Record holder.

Did you know that Samuel L. Jackson has appeared in over 100 films? As a result, Sam is the highest-grossing actor in the entire world. He's raked in more than $5.7 billion over his career.

The next closet is Harrison Ford at $4.963 billion.