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Worst miscasting role

  • 19-06-2019 3:16pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 670 ✭✭✭ redmgar


    Any suggestions for the worst miscasting for a role?
    Wether it be for insufficient acting skills or wrong look.

    I offer you Ashton Kutcher in Jobs as Steve Jobs.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,419 ✭✭✭ antix80


    Brie Larson as Captain Marvel


  • Registered Users Posts: 826 ✭✭✭ El Duda


    If you think Brie Larson being cast as Captain Marvel is worthy of being in a thread like this, you need to watch more films.


    Charlie Hunnam & Elijah Wood in Green Street - Hilariously awful accent from Hunnam. The hobbit becoming a hooligan?! A truly awful film.

    Josh Hartnett in Blow Dry - Again, the accent :eek:




    John Wayne as Genghis Khan in The Conqueror

    Jason Clarke as John Connor in Genisysys

    Denise Richards in Bond as a Scientist

    Cameron Diaz in Gangs of New York

    Vince Vaughan in Brawl on Cell Block and Pyscho

    Hayden Christensen :confused:


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 4,850 ✭✭✭ Stop moaning ffs


    Stuart Townshend was originally cast as Aragorn in LOTR. Was in NZ training with all the cast and Pulled from the role 2/3 weeks before filming began and replaced with Viggo Mortensen(who had never read the books at that point)
    The right call.
    We dodged a serious bullet there.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,250 ✭✭✭✭ branie2


    Julia Roberts as Kitty Kiernan in Michael Collins


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,301 ✭✭✭✭ banie01


    Idris Elba as Roland Deschain in The Dark Tower.


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  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 4,850 ✭✭✭ Stop moaning ffs


    Depp in Willy Wonka


  • Registered Users Posts: 654 ✭✭✭ soap1978


    The lad that play Harry potter


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 9,057 ✭✭✭ .......


    banie01 wrote: »
    Idris Elba as Roland Deschain in The Dark Tower.

    This, a thousand times this.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,882 Peatys


    Any American to ever play an Irish person.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,929 ✭✭✭ xabi


    Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,571 ✭✭✭ vriesmays


    Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,250 ✭✭✭✭ branie2


    I thought he did a good job in the role, but then I saw the first film before I started reading the books


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 76 ✭✭✭ Chicken George


    Will Smith as the Genie in Aladdan.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,224 ✭✭✭ RoboRat


    xabi wrote: »
    Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher.

    This, if you read the books, he is about 6'5" and a beast. Only reason Cruise got the role is he bought the film rights a long time ago.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,872 ✭✭✭ Conall Cernach


    xabi wrote: »
    Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher.
    I'm a fan of the books and I don't mind him as the movie "Jack Reacher". He works as the character in the movie and was never unbelievable. He was less believable as a "young man", as he gets called by Russell Crowe, in The Mummy.


  • Registered Users Posts: 867 ✭✭✭ tgdaly


    xabi wrote: »
    Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher.

    Tom Cruise in any film ever


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,909 ✭✭✭ Gwynplaine


    Adrian Brody in Predators


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,695 ✭✭✭ micar


    Ellen Page in inception.


  • Registered Users Posts: 37 JohnnyB23


    xabi wrote:
    Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher.

    Completely agree. If I remember correctly he was 6ft 3in and blonde in the books.


  • Registered Users Posts: 15,411 ✭✭✭✭ iamwhoiam


    Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia . She was far too old for the role and not a note in her head


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 226 ✭✭ johnnybmac


    Taron Egerton - Robin Hood
    Charlie Hunnam - King Arthur
    But, the latest crime against casting is again, Charlie Hunnam in Papillion (also as a biker in Sons Of Anarchy, but we're talking about movies)


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,549 ✭✭✭ FortuneChip


    Chris Hemsworth as a hacker in Blackhat.

    Katie Holmes as Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins.


    Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton as Moses and Rameses.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,171 ✭✭✭ Hoboo


    RoboRat wrote: »
    This, if you read the books, he is about 6'5" and a beast. Only reason Cruise got the role is he bought the film rights a long time ago.

    He's 6'3".......in his heels.


  • Registered Users Posts: 104 ✭✭ Jamemid


    Val kilmer, George Clooney and Ben Affleck as batman.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 17,900 Mod ✭✭✭✭ CatFromHue


    redmgar wrote: »
    Any suggestions for the worst miscasting for a role?
    Wether it be for insufficient acting skills or wrong look.

    I offer you Ashton Kutcher in Jobs as Steve Jobs.

    I've never seen the film but I thought looks wise Kutcher was very close to Jobs

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    As for Cruise being Reacher as someone who never read the books he was believable in what Reacher was meant to be, bar the physical aspects.


  • Registered Users Posts: 104 ✭✭ evilcloud


    Anne Hathaway as catwoman in the Dark Knight Rises.

    Just really not suited to that type of role


  • Registered Users Posts: 826 ✭✭✭ El Duda


    I thought Hathaway was fine in TDKR

    Nolan is the king of terrible casting on paper, turning out to be fine. Ledger. Styles. Hathaway.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,281 ✭✭✭ CrankyHaus


    Tom Hiddleston as a Rhodesian Mercenary in Kong:Skull Island.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,484 ✭✭✭ Ave Sodalis


    johnnybmac wrote:
    Taron Egerton - Robin Hood

    I thought he did as well as anyone could, considering the terrible directing they had to deal with.
    Eve Hewson as Marian though...


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,489 ✭✭✭ SnakePlissken


    Peatys wrote: »
    Any American to ever play an Irish person.

    Tom Hanks as a violent Dub in Cloud Atlas was fantastic.


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