10 Famous Actors Who Missed Out On Their Perfect Role

Don't you see?! It would've been perfect!

Uncharted Nathan Fillion Everyone likes to speculate on who should play a certain role in an upcoming movie, but in some cases the choice is just obvious: everybody who's anybody knows which actor, exactly, was born to inhabit the character. Not just because they look like them, or because somebody suggested they'd make a good choice, but because it feels right. Said actor possesses traits that allows them to near-on annihilate the competition. Occasionally, these sorts of casting decisions do actually occur: think of Ian McKellen as Gandalf, for example, or Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine. One of the most frustrating things that can happen within the the realms of cinema occurs when an actor we all know is perfect for a role doesn't even up playing the part; either the film is cancelled, the actor in question doesn't have room in their schedule, or the project goes back and forth between the production and development hell stages until the right person for the job ages to the point that their casting makes little sense. Join us, then, as we take a look at 10 actors who - for one reason or another - missed out on playing the roles that they were clearly born to play...

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