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Great Films - But who turned down the lead role!!!

Ten questions. Well loved films, but who was FIRST offered the leading role, but chose not to do it. Imagine how these films would have turned out! 10 Questions.

 
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1

Leonardo Di Caprio played Jack in Titanic, but who was first offered the role, but turned it down?

  • Keanu Reeves
  • Johnny Depp
  • Will Smith

2

Julie Andrews played the lead in The Sound Of Music, but who was first offered the role, but turned it down?

  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Natalie Wood
  • Doris Day

3

Richard Gere starred in "An Officer and a Gentleman", but what singer was first offered the role, but turned it down.

  • John Denver
  • Sting
  • Donny Osmond

4

Keanu Reeves played the lead in Speed, but who was first offered the role, but turned it down?

  • Johnny Depp
  • Brad Pitt
  • Tom Hanks

5

Kate Winslett played Rose in Titanic, but who first turned down the role?

  • Hilary Duff
  • Madonna
  • Gwyneth Paltrow

6

Raiders of the Lost Ark starred Harrison Ford, but who had to withdraw from the lead role due to TV comittments?

  • Michael Douglas
  • Tom Selleck
  • Johnny Depp

7

Who was cast as Superman in 1978, but was let go by producers, with the role eventually going to Christopher Reeve?

  • Sly Stallone
  • Arnold Schwarzernegger
  • Jon Voight

8

Who turned down the role in "Thelma and Louise" that eventually went to Brad Pitt?

  • Denzel Washington
  • Johnny Depp
  • John Travolta

9

Russell Crowe won an Academy Award in Gladiator, but who was first offered the lead, but turned it down?

  • Brad Pitt
  • Johnny Depp
  • Mel Gibson

10

Keanu Reeves played the lead in The Matrix, but who was first offered the role, but turned it down?

  • Will Smith
  • Leonardo Dicaprio
  • Brad Pitt

 

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