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Akari Kekse

Hello. My name is Akari. Akari Kekse.

Horror movies have been present since the beginning of cinema. Through the years, some of the most famous and talented directors, actors and writers have contributed to this amazing genre.

But there are notable exceptions...

There are some superstars who have decided to stay away from horror. Why? Maybe they haven't found the right script, or they simply don't like the genre.

Most of the greatest actors and actresses that have appeared in horror movies did it when they were starting their careers. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence are the perfect examples. It is, in fact, quite rare to see a consecrated actor appearing in one of these movies.

I will talk today about seven megastars who have never been in a horror film.

I hope you enjoy it!

Tom Cruise

Known for: Top Gun, Mission Impossible, Jerry McGuire

Tom Cruise was considered to be the greatest superstar of the world for quite some time. He has an amazing career. He has been in over 30 beloved films. Sadly, he has never been in horror movies.

There were rumors that he wanted to star in At the Mountains of Madness, an adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's horrifying story. This movie was going to be directed by Guillermo del Toro. Unfortunately, it never happened.

At least he has excellent sci-fi movies below his belt.

Angelina Jolie

Known for: Tomb Raider, Salt, Maleficent

Angelina Jolie is not a stranger to the world of suspense. The Bone Collector and Taking Lives, prove this. But still, horror fans would love to see her sharing the screen with a dreadful monster.

She should follow the example of her husband, Brad Pitt. He appeared in the zombie movie World War Z, one of the best films in horror. Maybe she can join him in the sequel!

Dwayne Johnson

Known for: San Andreas, Furious 7, Hercules

Dwayne Johnson has become a true megastar. He has appeared in some of the greatest blockbusters of the last few years.

He did appear in Doom, the adaptation of the classic video game, but Doom is not a horror movie. We need to see him in a true horror film. But, let's face it, no monster is powerful enough to compete against the Rock.

Matt Damon

Known for: Good Will Hunting, The Bourne Identity, Elysium

Matt Damon is a fan favorite. He guarantees quality in every one of his projects. His followers trust him, and he has earned the respect of his peers undoubtedly.

He is familiar to the horror genre. He was the producer of the fantastic film Feast, one of the best horror-comedies of all time. Sadly, he didn't appear on-screen. Maybe one day he will appease us.

Will Smith

Known for: Independence Day, Focus, Bad Boys.

Will Smith is one of the most charismatic and beloved actors in the world. The silver screen is never big enough to contain his great charm.

Will has fought against vampires before, in the sci-fi movie I Am Legend, but it is not a horror movie by any stretch. Not even IMDb classifies it as that.

Would we love to see him in a horror movie? Yes, please!

Christian Bale

Known for: The Dark Knight, American Psycho, Exodus: Gods and Kings

Batman. John Connor. Moses. A great Curriculum Vitae, no doubt about it.

Christian has appeared in a couple of disturbing films: The Machinist and American Psycho. These movies prove that he has the chops to act in a true horror film. He is one of the best actors in the world, and he should try this genre.

We would all be thankful.

Chris Pratt

Known for: Jurassic World, Guardians of The Galaxy, The Lego Movie

The man of the hour! He may become the next great action superstar. He is charismatic as heck. He is friendly. He is funny. He is intense. He has all the qualities.

Will he ever star in a horror movie? Who knows. His career is still young.

I hope you enjoyed it. Don't forget to follow me on Facebook. I upload movie recommendations frequently.

You can also check out my other work:

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