It is hard for true fans of comics from Marvel to imagine other actors playing their characters. When you see a movie, you think involuntarily in how well and harmoniously that you select the cast. But it could all have been different, because the fantastic characters of this universe could have been played by someone completely different.
Great.guru discovered who of world-famous actors would be receiving fees of millions of dollars if the results of the casting of these movies would have been different.
John Krasinski — Captain America
John Krasinski I had almost gotten the role of Captain America. The study of Marvel had invited the actor to a screen test, where I had to act a couple of scenes on camera. In the program of Conan O’brien, John confessed: “I felt very safe wearing the suit to the waist. Of course, my physical form was not the same that you could see in the movie ‘13 hours’, however, even so I felt very well. But then, Chris Hemsworth entered the hall disguised as Thor and there was no sign of my confidence. I took off my pants and I realized that I was not Captain America. All is well”. Finally, who got the role was Chris Evans.
Saoirse Ronan — Witch Scarlet
When they announced the creation of the new movies the Witch’s Scarlet thread among fans of the Avengers there were rumors that the role of Wanda Maximoff was written specifically for Saoirse Ronan. The name of the three-times nominated for “Oscar” was in the mouth of all, but his agenda was occupied for several years, so the role went to Elizabeth Olsen (who by then was still an actress beginner).
Tom Cruise — Iron Man
There began to be talk of launching a series of films about the millionaire dealer, Tony Stark, already in the 90’s. At that time, he ventured that the role of the philanthropist is giving it to Tom Cruise, who was at the peak of popularity following the release of two successful motion pictures in a row: “Interview with the vampire” and “Mission: impossible”. Fortunately or unfortunately, the role of Iron Man at the end was played by Robert Downey Jr., and to Cruise what we see playing Ethan Hunt.
Emily Blunt — Black Widow
Emily Blunt was invited to play the role of Black Widow and Peggy Carter, the woman who represents the love interest of Captain America. But Emily rejected all the proposals of the directors, justifying his refusal with commitments in other projects. Who knows, maybe the husband and wife in real life, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, might have shown a real chemistry in the film. But the role of Black Widow was finally played by Scarlett Johansson, and the character of Peggy Carter ended up being to the English actress, Hayley Atwell.
Jason Momoa — Drax the Destroyer
We have repeatedly seen Jason Momoa interpret muscular subjects without too much intelligence. And it was for this reason that he rejected the proposal of the directors of Marvel to play the role of Drax, explaining that he had decided to embody the characters more aware. However, we know that Momoa is acting in a movie based on comics of DC, where the actor plays the role of the superhero Aquaman. The character of Drax the Destroyer was portrayed by the exluchador Dave Batista.
Ryan Gosling — Doctor Strange
When they first began to appear the rumors about the filming of the movie Doctor Strange director, Scott Derrickson, said that Benedict Cumberbatch was the only actor seriously considered for the role. But later it was learned that the studio and Marvel had created concept art with the figure of Ryan Gosling. This was confirmed by the artist’s study, Court Chu, who published on his blog an idea with the image of Ryan in the role of Doctor Strange.
Olivia Wilde — Gamora
Olivia Wilde was invited to play Gamora, but the actress refused without giving any explanation. The role was played by the exluchadora american mixed martial arts, Gina Carano, and actresses Rachel Nichols and Adrianne Palicki. But finally, who won the role of the adopted daughter of the supervillain Thanos, was Zoe Saldana, who all already know from the movie of James Cameron, Avatar.
Aaron Paul — Star Lord
Aaron Paul, the actor who played one of the main roles in the criminal drama “Breaking Bad”, auditioned for the role of Peter Quill. But James Gunn was not impressed by the candidacy of Paul. The director believed in Chris Pratt, who had to lose 27 kg and win a lot of muscles to be able to play Star Lord.
Timothée Chalamet — Spider-Man
Timothée Chalamet, a regular guest at various awards ceremonies thanks to her role in the film “Call me by your name”, could have gained popularity long before. It turns out that a few years ago, Timothée auditioned for the role of Spider-Man, but ultimately, as we already know, the movie was starred by Tom Holland.
Tom Hiddleston — Thor
It turns out that the role that he dreamed of Tom was that of the god scandinavian Thor. To achieve this, the actor gained muscle mass, but never was able to prove to the filmmakers in the evidence that would be convincing playing a good guy. So Tom Hiddleston got the role of the charismatic Loki, and the character of Thor was played by Chris Hemsworth.
Can you imagine other actors playing the characters of the Avengers?
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