Sequels where they replace the main actor?

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#1 Posted by MaxPred2010 (547 posts) -

Well there's Batman Forever, for one. Keaton would have actually been in the movie but he left when he saw it would have been more of a kids/action movie.

There's also Son of the Mask from 2005. They got Jamie Kennedy to star in it and Jim Belushi decided to do Liar, Liar.

There were also rumors after the first Spider-Man that Tobey Maguire was planning on leaving the role and they were gonna cast someone else.

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#2 Posted by warownslife (5289 posts) -

Hulk 2.

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#3 Posted by MaxPred2010 (547 posts) -
Actually now they're replacing Norton too.
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#4 Posted by soulless4now (41388 posts) -

Megan Fox I guess, but not one is really going to notice she's gone in Transformers 3.

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#5 Posted by no_more_fayth (11928 posts) -

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

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#8 Posted by Rikardur (9290 posts) -

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

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no_more_fayth
Bale isn't a terrible actor. He gave a poor performance in Terminator Salvation but I don't know how you can say he is terrible after his performances in movies like American Psycho and The Machinist...really :|
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#9 Posted by XilePrincess (13130 posts) -
Butterfly effect. Even though it was supposed to be a whole different story, ashton kutcher had nothing to do with the second one. and there's one movie that I cannot for the life of me remember the name of, but they replaced the female lead.
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#10 Posted by Cube_of_MooN (9286 posts) -
It feels weird. When you picture that character in your mind, you think of that actor playing the role. When some other actor steps into those shoes, it just seems... off, and that feeling is hard to shake.
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#11 Posted by warownslife (5289 posts) -

It feels weird. When you picture that character in your mind, you think of that actor playing the role. When some other actor steps into those shoes, it just seems... off, and that feeling is hard to shake.Cube_of_MooN
I know. I want my hulk back. Also megan fox.:(

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#12 Posted by CleanPlayer (9822 posts) -
I wasn't too big on maggie gylenhall replacing that cute chick in Batman Begins
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#13 Posted by no_more_fayth (11928 posts) -

[QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

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Rikardur

Bale isn't a terrible actor. He gave a poor performance in Terminator Salvation but I don't know how you can say he is terrible after his performances in movies like American Psycho and The Machinist...really :|

Because it's a matter of opinion.

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#14 Posted by jaydough (14645 posts) -
Home Alone 3. UGH.
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#15 Posted by Rikardur (9290 posts) -

[QUOTE="Rikardur"][QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

:|

no_more_fayth

Bale isn't a terrible actor. He gave a poor performance in Terminator Salvation but I don't know how you can say he is terrible after his performances in movies like American Psycho and The Machinist...really :|

Because it's a matter of opinion.

Some opinions do tend to be utterly ridiculous. Have you even seen those films? Just let me know that so it may ease my pain.
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#16 Posted by eightball88 (5022 posts) -

[QUOTE="Rikardur"][QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

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no_more_fayth

Bale isn't a terrible actor. He gave a poor performance in Terminator Salvation but I don't know how you can say he is terrible after his performances in movies like American Psycho and The Machinist...really :|

Because it's a matter of opinion.

your opinion is blatantly wrong,

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#17 Posted by no_more_fayth (11928 posts) -

[QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

[QUOTE="Rikardur"] Bale isn't a terrible actor. He gave a poor performance in Terminator Salvation but I don't know how you can say he is terrible after his performances in movies like American Psycho and The Machinist...really :|Rikardur

Because it's a matter of opinion.

Some opinions do tend to be utterly ridiculous. Have you even seen those films? Just let me know that so it may ease my pain.

I have seen those movies.

I'm not impressed with his acting skills.

He doesn't capture my attention or make me invest some emotion towards his characters.

He's dull and flat, and I don't see how my opinion is utterly ridiculous.

He's essentially a cardboard cut-out with lungs on the silver screen.

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#18 Posted by dhyce (5609 posts) -

Meh, it happens sometimes. A lot of people bank on a project already garnering revenue to do so more. Actors drop out and the ones who actually create the project sometimes say 'the show must go on'.

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#19 Posted by biggest_loser (24266 posts) -
In The Matrix Revolutions a lot of the side characters like Niobe took prominence over the main ones.
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#20 Posted by Jazz_Fan (29516 posts) -

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

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no_more_fayth
Edward Furlong is an average actor and was horrible in Terminator 2.
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#21 Posted by jaydough (14645 posts) -

[QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

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Jazz_Fan

Edward Furlong is an average actor and was horrible in Terminator 2.

His surname is also a unit of distance.

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#22 Posted by QuebecSuperstar (4178 posts) -

Silence of The Lambs (Jodie Foster)

Hannibal (Julianne Moore)

You can't replace Jodie Foster after such a famous performance.

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#23 Posted by Dark_Knight6 (16619 posts) -

Hulk 2.

warownslife

The Incredible Hulk was a reboot, not a sequel to the Ang Lee movie.

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#24 Posted by BuryMe (22017 posts) -

102 Dalmations. Cruella DeVille became the main character.

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#25 Posted by dramaybaz (6020 posts) -
Bewitched.
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#26 Posted by ThePerro (3103 posts) -

[QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

Edward Furlong (amazing) to Nick Stahl (great actor) to Christian Bale (terrible.)

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Jazz_Fan

Edward Furlong is an average actor and was horrible in Terminator 2.



Edward Furlong was the only thing wrong with American History X, an otherwise perfect movie.

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#27 Posted by Verge_6 (20282 posts) -

El Mariachi

Lead character:

Desperado, the sequel

SAME character:

Yup, that's friggen' Antonio up there.

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#28 Posted by dramaybaz (6020 posts) -
^^ I think Antonio did a great job.
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#29 Posted by Verge_6 (20282 posts) -
^^ I think Antonio did a great job.dramaybaz
Without a doubt. Was still a bit jarring at first. :P