Actors who have lost their ‘characters’

Actors who have lost their ‘characters’

Choosing the right actors for the role is a complex matter. Getting the most out of them is also quite a challenge. The biggest challenge of all is to keep them in the conversation. Actors and actresses leave the cast for a variety of reasons. Directors also have to remove some actors.

The use of different actors for the same character in a series of films or series reduces the flavor of the story and confuses the audience.

You may have seen different actors used for the same role in some of these films. This article is about several such actors and actresses.

Zachary Levi instead of ” Josh Dallas ” – Actors who have lost characters

Zachary Levi will replace Josh Dallas, who played Fandral in “Thor: The Dark World“. That’s because Josh had to attend the filming of the “Once upon a time” series.

Zachary was originally slated to be cast as Fandral in the film. But Josh was used because he could not be used because of another shooting. But then Zachary was able to be used for the role because the filming was over and Josh could not be used.

Thor: The Dark World
Josh Dallas (left) Zachary Levi (right)

‘ Mary Alice ” instead of ” Gloria Foster ” – Actors who have lost characters

You may remember Gloria Foster, who played the character of “Oracle” in the Matrix movie series. She starred in The Matrix and The Matrix Reloaded, the first two films to do justice to the character. But before the shooting of the third film, The Matrix Revolution, she passed away due to diabetes. Instead, it was actress Mary Alice who contributed to the Matrix Revolution. It is mentioned that even the script was changed to explain this difference. As Sati’s parents take her into The Matrix, Oracle loses its true form and takes on a different form.

Gloria Foster(LEFT) Mary Alice (RIGHT)


Mark Ruffalo ” instead of ” Edward Norton ” – Actors who have lost characters

Norton, who played the superhero in The 2008 film “The Incredible Hulk“, was expected to play a similar role in the 2012 film The Avengers, but this did not happen. Ruffalo was chosen for the role. At least Norton was not invited. That’s because of Norton’s misbehavior.

Edward Norton (left) Mark Ruffalo (right)

“Warwick Davis” instead of “Verne Troyer” – Actors who have lost characters

The Harry Potter series also used different actors for the same role. The filmmakers decided to use Warwick Davis to replace Verne Troyer, who played the goblin Griphook in the film. Even when Verne Troyer played this character, the voices for this character were voiced because it was Warwick Davis. Warwick Davis, who also played the role of Professor Filius Flitwick at the time, was used for the role of the Goblin because it was easier to have the acting and voice acting by the same person than by two different people.

goblin Griphook
Verne Troyer (left) Warwick Davis (right)

Nona Gaye instead of ” Aaliyah ” – Actors who have lost characters

Nona Gaye had to replace Aaliyah, who originally played Zee in The Matrix, with Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash. The plane carrying Alia, a well-known singer, and eight others crashed in the Bahamas in 2001. After this unfortunate incident, Aaliyah’s character was handed over to Nona Gaye, a singer with a similar image to her.

Aaliyah (left) Nona Gaye (right)


Rachelle Lefevre instead of ” Bryce Dallas Howard ” – Actors who have lost characters

Rachelle Lefevre, who played the vampire character Victoria in the first two films of the “Twilight” series, Twilight and New Moon, will be replaced by Bryce Dallas Howard in Eclipse’s third film. There is no clear reason for this either. The production team says Rachelle had problems with the filming schedule.

Rachelle Lefevre (left) Bryce Dallas Howard (right)

Michael Gambon instead of ” Richard Harris ”

The change in the character of Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series has been well observed by Harry Potter fans. With the demise of Richard Harris, Michael Gambon will have to replace Richard Harris, who originally played Professor Dumbledore.

Richard Harris (left) Michael Gambon (right)


Maggie Gyllenhaal instead of ” Katie Holmes ”

Maggie Gyllenhaal was later used to replace Katie Holmes in “Batman Begins“. That was in The Dark Knight. The reason for this is unclear, but some believe that Katie Holmes’ husband at the time, Tom Cruise, left the role because she did not want to act with Christian Bale.

Katie Holmes (left) Maggie Gyllenhaal

Jessie Cave instead of ”Jennifer Smith”

Jennifer Smith, who played ‘Lavender Brown‘ in the Harry Potter series, had to use Jessie Cave instead of the black actress for describing Lavender Brown as a white man in The Half-Blood Prince.

harry potter
Jennifer Smith (left) Jessie Cave (right)

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