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In Iron Fist, Danny Rand (Finn Jones) is a billionaire who becomes a Buddhist monk and martial arts expert. Besides being proficient in kung fu, he is able to summon a mystical force known as the iron fist,
In commercials for the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) medication Viberzi, Irritabelle (Ilana Becker) is the red-headed personification of a stomach ache with diarrhea, who always makes an entrance at the most unwelcome moments. She follows in the footsteps on weirdly chipper spokespersons like Flo the Progressive Girl and the Orbit Gum Girl.
In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Propentina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) and her sister Queenie raised each other after their parents died of Dragon Pox. She works a ho-hum position for the Magical Congress of the United States of America , at least until she runs into Newt Scamander on the streets of New York.
In the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newton Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) attended Hogwarts where he studied magical creatures, nearly getting expelled for an experiment before his transfiguration teacher, Albus Dumbledore, stepped in. After school, he is commissioned to travel the world and write about the magical creatures he encounters, leading to adventures in New York City with sisters Tina and Queenie Goldstein.
In the 2005 film Constantine, John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) is a weary and cynical chain-smoker who, as in the TV series, is able to sense and communicate with half-demons and half-angels on Earth. He exorcises demons back to hell to earn favor with heaven and avoid eternal damnation for a suicide attempt in his youth.
Taking inspiration from the Old Man Logan comic series, the film Logan has Hugh Jackman portraying a graying and gritty Wolverine, capping a 17-year run with his final appearance in the role. Logan is scraping a living as a limo driving, hustling medications south of the border for Professor X when a young mutant pleads for his help.
In Archie Comics, Archibald “Archie” Andrews is a typical small-town teen who attends Riverdale High School. He has a dog named Spotty, a best friend named Jughead Jones, and crushes in Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, tangling him in a love triangle.