Could you imagine a ‘Titanic’ without Leonardo DiCaprio or a ‘Matrix’ without Keanu Reeves as Neo? We’ve got a list of 10 actors who were almost cast in some of your favorite movies, and some of them might surprise you. Often times the actors who make their roles in movies so memorable weren’t actually the first choice for the part. Casting can be a lengthy process, and sometimes the studio and the director don’t agree on the best actor for the part. Click through to check out our list of 10 actors who almost starred in some of your favorite films.
Anne Hathaway: Knocked Up.
Hathaway was considered for the role of Alison Scott in the comedy about a one-night stand that leads to an unexpected pregnancy. Hathaway told Marie Claire magazine in 2007 that she turned down the part “because it was going to show a vagina – not mine, but somebody else’s. And I didn’t believe that it was actually necessary to the story.”
Robert Downey Jr. ---Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Also considered: John Cusack, Jim Carey, and Johnny Depp