Tom Cruise As Tony Stark And 10 Other Actors Who Almost Played Iconic Movie Roles


Kind of crazy that we almost had Tom Cruise in an Iron Man shoot and Al Pacino as the Captain of the Millennium Falcon. That said, I feel like Hans Solo giving Al Pacino’s inspirational speech in Any Given Sunday to the rebel alliance would be a next-level viral video.

A full breakdown of actors that *almost* landed iconic movie roles in the video above. The last one is a real doozy.


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