Just like any part of a film, the cast is always subject to change until the movie is complete. When brainstorming the right actors and actresses for each role, filmmakers can go through several names, and Hollywood history is full of interesting “what if?” alternate realities.
Some of the biggest movies of all-time could have looked very different if certain parts were handed out to someone else. At times, it’s difficult to say if that would have been for the better or worse, but it’s always fascinating to think about. Here are 10 actors who missed out on huge roles for strange reasons.