Can you imagine Robin Williams as a big man Rubeus Hagrid in the "Harry Potter"? Or instead of Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman," another woman - actress blonde with languid eyes Daryl Hannah? Revision Anews offers to see someone almost got leading roles in some of the famous tapes.
< Liam Aiken, the role of Harry in "Harry Potter»
American actor Liam Aiken was a top contender for the role of Harry. At that time he already had a good shooting experience, has successfully passed the tests and liked the tape producer Chris Columbus. However, before the shooting, it never came. The reason for that - a condition that from the very beginning put JK Rowling. The writer wishes to all the actors were from the UK. Therefore, it was decided to give the role of Daniel Radcliffe.
Liam Aiken (right) and Daniel Radcliffe
Liam Aiken and Daniel Radcliffe today
Robin Williams, the role of Hagrid in the "Harry Potter»
For the same reason it is not got the role of the good-natured husky Rubeus Hagrid American actor Robin Williams. Samples were successful, but the test for "Englishman" actor did not pass. As a result, the bearded played Robbie Coltrane.
Daryl Hannah, the role of Vivian Ward in "Pretty Woman»
The role of the prostitute Vivian went to Julia Roberts at once. Red-haired Julia, by the way, do not like scary bosses of TouchstonePictures. Therefore, the role initially tried pristroitdrugim Hollywood beauties. In particular, it proposed to Winona Ryder, but the director of the film actress considered too young. At that time aspiring actress was only 19.
One of the most appropriate options for the role of Vivian filmmakers believed blonde Daryl Hannah. Only now the actress did not want to "spoil" his professional biography of a sexist, in her opinion, a ribbon. In the end, the filmmakers had to agree to maloizvestnuyu21-year-old Roberts, who was not averse to defile in mini and boots.
Daryl Hannah and Julia Roberts
Daryl Hannah and Julia Roberts today
Mel Gibson, Batman's role in the film of the same name.
The actor had the best chance to get that role, however, decided not to get involved, as the thought that the film will not be successful. But Michael Keaton agreed. As a result, the tape has collected more than 400 million with a budget of 48 million.
Michael Keaton and Mel Gibson today
Gwyneth Paltrow, the role of Rose DeWitt Byukeyter in «Titanic»
The main contender for the role of Rose was not Kate Winslet and Gwyneth Paltrow. Director James Cameron personally chosen actress and hoped that she would agree. However, Gwyneth, received at the time the invitation to the tape "Sliding Doors", chose to refuse chamber, as later regretted.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslet today.
John Travolta, the role of Forrest Gump in the film.
Initially, the title role in Robert Zemeckis offered John Travolta. However, he did not agree, because I wanted to focus nasotrudnichestve with Quentin Tarantino in "Pulp Fiction", work on which was at the same time. Decide with the actor for the lead role Zemeckis eventually helped the creator of "Men in Black" Barry Sonnenfeld, proposing the candidacy of Tom Hanks.
John Travolta and Tom Hanks today
Jack Nicholson, the role of Michael Corleone in "The Godfather»
Familiar with Coppola, Jack Nicholson had a good chance to become the "head of the mafia" - the actor was one of the favorites of the director of everyone who auditioned for the role. Only now he Nicholson almost at the last moment to think about the national question and came to the conclusion that the Italians will certainly need to play the Italians, and voluntarily gave way to Al Pacino.
Jack Nicholson and Al Pacino today
Margarita Terekhova, Catherine's role in the film "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears».
Alentova Vera, the wife of the film director Vladimir Menshov, took the lead role after only a few samples of other artists. Initially, the most likely to become Catherine was the actress Margarita Terekhova. However, she did not want to participate in the melodrama, explaining it by the desire to immerse themselves in the work on the film "The Three Musketeers". Having been refused by his mistress, Menchov decided to give the role of his wife.
Margarita Terekhova and Vera Alentova today.
Yuri Nikulin, the role of the king in the film "Ivan Vasilyevich Changes Occupation" and the role of Yuri Detochkin in the film
«Beware of the Car."
At the legendary tape had two options script. The first was written by actor Yuri Nikulin - it was his Leonid Gaidai wanted to see in the role of Ivan. However, reading the text, the actor said he did not want to lose a whole year wasted on shooting, because I am sure that this tape is to remain in a "drawer».
After the failure scenario Nikulin had to adjust, and to the role after numerous samples to approve the actor Yuri Yakovlev.
In the seven years before Yuri Nikulin did not believe in the future of not less bright film "Beware of the Car." Following an invitation by Eldar Ryazanov, Nikulin said: "I have a feeling that I have played." And then I went to the circus in the overseas tour. The role eventually went to Innocent Smoktunovsky.
Still from the film "Beware of the Car»