7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

Right now, after so many years of superhero movies, we have gotten used to seeing very familiar actors and actresses as our favorite superheroes. But in this list, we are going to show you people who had turned down the roles of superheroes, and they eventually became the biggest names in Hollywood, and a few of the actors and actresses have missed their chance to tackle up a career-defining role and have become unknowns. Here are 7 actors who came very close to becoming an iconic superhero:

1. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

When the Incredible Hulk series was being filmed, the actor, Richard Kiel had been cast as Hulk but he had been fire and Lou Ferrigno and Arnold Schwarzenegger were on the list to play the Green Goliath. Ferrigno was taller than Schwarzenegger and got the role.

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

2. TOM WELLING

When the Supergirl show had been created, the producers had included a lot of cameos a few actors who starred in previous Super movies and shows. But Welling had turned this down, and he said that he was past that point in his life.

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

3. EMMA STONE

The actress Hayden Panettiere played the role of the character, Claire, on Heroes. She had beaten Emma Stone for this role. The Academy Award winner had auditioned for a role on the show but did not get it.

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

4. LIAM NEESON

Liam Neeson had played the role of Ra’s al Ghul once, and so when the Arrow producers wanted to bring back Ra’s al Ghul role, they had asked Neeson, but he said that he did not have time.

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

5. KATIE HOLMES

Sarah Michelle Gellar was not the first choice for Buffy The Vampire Slayer. The actress, Katie Holmes was supposed to get this role, but she had turned it down.

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

6. JASON STATHAM

Statham was in a lot of negotiations with Marvel for starring in the season 2 of Daredevil as the character, Bullseye. Many claims have then surfaced, and Statham soon left the role. A few have said that he asked for too much money.

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

7. ALEXANDRA DADDARIO

Alexandra Daddario was a finalist for playing the role of the character, Jessica Jones in the Marvel series. The role had gone to job went to actress Krysten Ritter.

7 Actors That Almost Played Your Favourite Superheroes On TV

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