Did you know that sometimes the iconic actors we see were not the directors’ first choice?
If you look at some of Hollywood’s trends, you can notice a pattern: they’re rehashing old movies. The writers have almost entirely abandoned the concept of new ideas, so the remakes and reboots come out one by one.
There’s some characters that pop culture has introduced us to over the last few decades that pretty much everyone knows. But did you know that some of the more iconic characters we know and love could’ve turned out very differently?
Some critics (and fans) say that superhero movies like Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2 or Daredevil with Ben Affleck are the absolute worst. Well, maybe they aren’t the best, but when it comes to total trash, there’s a lot of distance between them and, let’s say, Howard the Duck or Fant4stic reboot.
Imagine if someone else played Wolverine, like, for example, Russel Crowe? If you believe in the theory of the multiverse, know that on one of those Earths, that’s exactly how things went down. If some famous actors had not rejected roles, we would have completely different movies.
Here’s a few actors that got cast and absolutely nailed the part, but where the audience didn’t have too much faith in it.