“IMO one of many worst casting choices ever made in cinema historical past.”

Not too long ago, u/GhostWriter888 requested the great individuals of Reddit “who’s essentially the most miscast actor in an in any other case good film?” This is what individuals needed to say:


Keanu Reeves as Jonathan Harker in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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“That is instantly what got here to thoughts for me. Drags the entire film down, which is a horrible disgrace. Oldman is magnificent as Dracula.” – u/Beardopus

“If he hadn’t been within the movie, I am nearly sure there’d be no debate that this was the perfect and most trustworthy Dracula adaptation.” – u/YoureNotExactlyLone


Dane DeHaan as Valerian in Valerian and the Metropolis of a Thousand Planets.

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“The movie was superb, however for some motive I simply hated Dane DeHaan in it. Simply did not really feel proper.” – u/dagoto

“Cara [Delevingne] may need been high quality with another person, the principle downside with that film was the entire lack of chemistry with the leads for my part. Personally, I like Dane DeHaan, however he would not actually play the charming charismatic rogue very nicely.” – u/-GeeButtersnaps-

“They appear like brother/sister and so they made them love pursuits. Such a BAD name.” – u/apupy


Cameron Diaz as Jenny Everdeane in Gangs of New York.

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“Anytime I begin watching the film I all the time neglect she’s in it, and when she pops up on display screen, I simply get dissatisfied.” – u/Toneloaf


Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice.

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“Lex is chilly and calculating. Jesse’s character was something however. If it had been the very same film however the villain was a mad scientist named Hans Gleeber or one thing, with Jesse giving the very same efficiency, I feel it will have been nice.” – u/sharrrper

“IMO one of many worst casting choices ever made in cinema historical past. It truly angers me fascinated with it.” – u/Diablo516-


Don Cheadle as Conflict Machine within the Marvel Cinematic Universe films.


“Do not get me incorrect, Don Cheadle is superior and he completely deserves an superior position within the Marvel movies… but it surely’s simply laborious for me to purchase him in that army/Air Pressure position.” –u/SeaTie

“Cheadle is extremely forgettable.” – u/Knineteen

“[Robert] Downey Jr. had much more chemistry with [Terrence] Howard than he does with Cheadle; you purchase that Howard and Downey have been buddies for some time.” – u/DelanoBluth


Sofia Coppola as Mary Corleone in The Godfather Half III.


Topher Grace as Eddie Brock/Venom in Spider-Man 3.

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“I simply hated [him] as Venom. Just like the second I noticed him as Venom, I immediately wasn’t as into the film… I actually imagine it will’ve been a lot better if Tom Hardy was given Venom [in this film].” – u/Mrfantastic2

“Eddie ought to’ve been somebody Chris Evans’ measurement; truly Chris Evans woulda made a terrific Brock.” – u/KatyPerrysBigFatCock


Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

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“[He] had completely none of Freddie’s charisma, not even somewhat bit. Even a two minute interview with Freddie has extra vitality than he had in the whole film.” – u/burningpet


Emma Watson as Belle in Magnificence and the Beast.

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“Belle? Do not you imply the Belle-Bot 3000?” – u/Henry_Cavillain

“I used to be so mad about that. She will be able to’t act. They need to’ve gone with a lesser recognized actress that may sing. Watson is simply flat for my part. She’s stunning however boring.” – u/LeahBean

“Ought to have been Emmy Rossum. Seems to be the half and has an unimaginable singing voice. However they only needed that Harry Potter cred.” – u/requiem1394


Kevin Costner as Robin of Locksley in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

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“Alan Rickman, Morgan Freeman, and nearly everybody else turned in excellent performances, however Costner… Nonetheless an excellent film although.” – u/okbacktowork


Gerard Butler as Erik, The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera.

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“Completely a wtf… particularly given how demanding that musical is vocally.” – u/magvadis

“[There are] so many horrible film musical castings that sacrifice singing skill for star energy, it’s all the time a mistake.” – u/kirby31200


Riz Ahmed as Carlton Drake/Riot in Venom.

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“Unsure why they selected him for the unhealthy man however I couldn’t purchase it.” – u/kittykatsu7


Quentin Tarantino as Frankie in Django Unchained.

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“[His] cameo actually was distracting and odd in Django. I additionally do not perceive why they determined to have the group be Australian – odd decisions throughout.” – u/kirby31200

“He is so cringey to observe in Pulp Fiction and Django Unchained particularly… most of the time I discover when Tarantino places himself in his personal films (Reservoir Canines however) it pulls me proper out.” – u/MisterJeffries


Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in Implausible Beasts and The place to Discover Them.

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“He simply would not belong there. His appearing is nice, he nailed his speech within the second movie, however no Potter World materials.” – u/Gaathe


Andie MacDowell as Carrie in 4 Weddings and a Funeral.


Beyoncé as Foxxy Cleopatra in Austin Powers in Goldmember.

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“Not essentially miscast, as a result of she positively performed precisely the character they needed her to be, however she’s simply too recognizable as Beyoncé.” – u/PleasecanIcomeBack

“She will be able to’t act. Each scene she was in is flat as a pancake.” – u/steerbell


Mila Kunis as Theodora (Depraved Witch of the West) in Oz the Nice and Highly effective.

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“They might’ve been quite a bit higher off had Rachel Weisz’s character been the Depraved Witch.” – deleted person

“I like Mila Kunis, however that position felt so incorrect for her.” – u/GwenGunn


James Corden as Barry Glickman in The Promenade.


“He solely did … what a straight [man] thinks a homosexual man is, and mainly simply ticked each homosexual stereotype off. A greater actor would have taken that position and made it greater than only a fundamental stereotype (like Brooks Ashmanskas did within the unique stage manufacturing).” – u/aw-un


Nicolas Cage as Captain Antonio Corelli in Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.

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“[It] could possibly be a phenomenal film, if it wasn’t for Nick Cage.” – u/Wobbly-Dongle

H/T to u/GhostWriter888 who began this dialog on Reddit and gave us permission to make use of the thread for this submit.

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