15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

The huge rivalry between Marvel and DC is one of the greatest rivalries that existed in the world. But now, this is slowly losing the sacredness as the editors, writers, and also the actors do not really find it digestible to actually cross-over this divide. In the recent times, we have seen a lot of incidents when the actors and actresses from both these camps have swapped or even crossed their sides. But, all the fans of the cinematic universes do not like this but cannot deny the very fact that the crossover has given a few legendary characters to the universes. The actors, Michael Keaton and Chris Evans have shown that every bad thing has something amazing about it. Her, we have for you, 15 DC actors who almost landed on MCU roles:

1. Jared Leto

Now it has reached a stage where no one can play Doctor Strange other than the actor, Benedict Cumberbatch. The director Scott Derrickson had been forced to look out for a few other options when scheduling issues had come with Cumberbatch-Jared Leto had then been linked to play this role. But Marvel had pushed back the release, and this had proven to be a masterstroke, and Leto now plays the Joker in the DCU.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

2. Morena Baccarin

This actress plays the role of Deadpool’s lover and is also seen on Gotham as Dr. Leslie Thompkins. But, initially, she had been shortlisted to play the role of Agent Hill that eventually went to Cobie Smulders.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

3. Billy Crudup

The director, Ang Lee wanted the actor, Billy Crudup to play the role of Hulk. This idea was had been dropped, but when the concept artist, Benton Jew had done the character designing for Crudup’s Hulk, the designs looked pretty silly. The role went to Eric Bana, but Crudup played Dr. Manhattan in Watchmen.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

4. Jensen Ackles

Jensen had auditioned for the role of Captain America, but he got the role of Hawkeye. He had turned down this offer due to scheduling conflicts. He then got a chance to voice Jason Todd/Red Hood in the animated movie, Batman: Under the Red Hood.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

5. Alexander Skarsgard

It is pretty difficult to imagine how Swede Actor Skarsgard must have felt when he did not get the role of Thor. He did not really seem to be the best choice, and the role went to Chris Hemsworth.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

6. Emily Blunt

Marvel had approached Emily Blunt for this role, and due to scheduling conflicts with her filming of Gulliver’s Travels, the role went to Scarlett Johansson.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

7. Olivia Wilde

The role of Gamora was offered to Olivia Wilde, but she had turned down this role, and the part went to Zoe Saldana.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

8. Will Smith

Will Smith did have a chance to play the role of Captain America, and he auditioned for it as well. But eventually, Chris Evans took up this role.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

9. Patrick Wilson

Wilson had been given the role of Paxton’s Antman in the year, 2015. But, he was forced to leave due to the scheduling conflicts and this role was taken over by Bobby Cannavale.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

10. Charlie Cox

Charlie Cox had an opportunity to play the mischievous villain, Loki but he could not impress the producers, and the role went to Tom Hiddleston.

15 Famous DC Actors And Actresses Who Almost Played Your Favourite MCU Characters

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