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Iconic Movie Roles and the Actors Who Almost Turned Them Down

Photo credit: Murray Close

“Just saying yes to this one thing could completely change my life, and I don’t know if it’s going to be for the better.” - Jennifer Lawrence on taking the role of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games.

Lawrence is hardly the first actor to consider turning down a big role. While it's hard to imagine some of our favorite movies without the actors who played the lead characters, it's not terribly uncommon for those actors to hesitate before signing the contracts. From Katniss to Holly Golightly, here are ten characters that were almost played by a different actor. Link

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