17 Actors who by little and do not reach their most epic film roles

There are movie characters that it is impossible for us to get into our heads with another actor. However, some of them might have looked very different if it weren’t for the last second substitutes and summons!

Here are 17 times when exactly THAT happened…


We all know Marty Mcfly played by Michael J. Fox.

But did you know that the role initially went to Eric Stolz?


Paddington is voiced by the great Ben Whishaw, and we wouldn’t want it any other way!

But Ben was actually Colin Firth’s stand-in!


One of the most appreciated superhero performances of all time is, eyes closed, Hugh Jackman’s as Wolverine.

But for the character’s first appearance in X Men, Logan was actually played by Dougray Scott.


Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catwoman in batman returns is considered by Many as the best representation of the most iconic villain.

But the role of Michelle belonged to Annette Bening in the beginning!


The Aragorn character is synonymous with Viggo Mortenson, and for good reason!

But The Lord of the rings it could have been completely different since the role was first given to Stuart Townsend.


Hugo Weaving was perfect as the voice of V for Vendetta.

However, it was James Purefoy who was initially chosen as the anti-hero.


If I say Indiana Jones, who do you imagine? To Harrison Ford, obviously!

But here’s something crazy, Indiana Jones was originally going to be played by Tom Selleck!


Christian Bale’s performance as Patrick Bateman is undoubtedly memorable.

But it turns out that Leonardo DiCaprio had to drop the role for Christian to star. American psycho.


Sofia Coppola is famous for having played the daughter of Michael Corleone in the third film of the trilogy of The GodfatherBut it certainly wasn’t the way it was meant to be.

Winona Ryder had quit during the filming of The Godfather III.


Captain Benjamin Willard, a key role in Apocalypse Now He was played by Martin Sheen and it’s impossible to imagine him as someone else.

However, Harvey Keitel was initially cast for the role until he was cast during filming.


Paul Dano’s performance as Eli Sunday in Bloody oil it was a perfect fit for Daniel Day-Lewis’s performance.

However, filmmaker Kel O’Neill (director of The Empire Project) I was supposed to play Eli.


It’s hard to imagine Shrek without the voice of Mike Myers.

But Shrek was supposed to be played by Chris Farley, legend of snl.


I’m sure we can’t imagine Axel Foley in A detective on the loose in Hollywood as other than Eddie Murphy.

But it could have been very, very different because Sylvester Stallone was so hot for the part!

Geena Davis became Dottie Hinson for A very special team.

But not before Debra Winger left the role. Why? Because Madonna was selected.


Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen were the perfect duo in 50/50.

But Joseph actually stood in for James McAvoy, who was initially cast as Adam.


Ed Harris perfectly played Christof, the brooding producer in The Truman Show.

But it turns out that the great Dennis Hopper was the one who was originally intended to be Christof.


The romantic interest (and OS) of She it was, of course, voiced by Scarlett Johansson.

But Scarlett actually stood in for the star of Previous sentence, Samantha Morton, after she shot the whole movie!


Mark Wahlberg’s role as Jack Salmon in From my heaven by Peter Jackson has been one of the most notable performances of his career.

Despite this, Ryan Gosling was originally up for the role of Jack, but was passed over due to gaining a bit of weight.

Do you think some of these initial casting choices would have been better than the later replacements? Tell us in the comments!

This post was translated from English.

17 Actors who by little and do not reach their most epic film roles