Best Recast Roles in Films

Casting a role in a Hollywood film isn’t an exact science, and oftentimes several peripheral factors make or break a director, producer, or studio executive’s original choice. Even as actors are cast in roles, nothing can ever be truly set in stone, as Hollywood can be keen to hit the reset button and throw in a new actor deemed better for the role. A lot of the time it’s to the detriment of a film, but sometimes it also ends up elevating the film or property to new levels. Here are 20 times Hollywood got it right when recasting roles. ~Paolo Maquiraya

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  1. Jonathan Levine • July 15, 2019 @ 9:55 AM

    I didn’t have anything necessarily against Mara’s performance as Lisbeth, but I still prefer Rapace’s over anyone’s.

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