15 Surprising Stories Of Celebrities Getting Cut Out Of Famous Films
They cut out Leonardo DiCaprio?!
Leonardo DiCaprio was cut out of the 1992 thriller Poison Ivy, starring Drew Barrymore.
Eric Stoltz was originally cast as Marty McFly in Back to the Future — and filmed the role for five weeks! — before being replaced by Michael J. Fox.
Daisy Ridley would have made her first appearance in a major motion picture in The Inbetweeners 2 but had her performance cut.
Speaking of Star Wars, Prince William and Prince Harry shot cameos as stormtroopers in Star Wars: The Last Jedi but were cut out in the end.
Sterling K. Brown was cut out of M. Night Shyamalan's Split.
Paul Rudd's part as a bad date of Kristen Wiig's Annie was cut out of Bridesmaids.
Harrison Ford made a cameo in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial but ended up forever an outtake.
Seven years before Robert Pattinson played Reese Witherspoon's love interest in Water for Elephants, he played her son in a part that was cut out of Vanity Fair.
Shailene Woodley shot scenes as an iconic Marvel character in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 but didn't make it into the final film.
Angela Bassett shot scenes as a villain in the action-comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith but got the ax.
Matt Damon filmed a cameo reprising his Linus Caldwell character from Ocean's 11 (and its two sequels) in the woman-lead reboot of the series, Ocean's 8, but was left on the cutting room floor.
Tim Roth filmed scenes for Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood but didn't make it into the final film.
Ellen Pompeo filmed a key role in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, but she's not in the final film.
Kevin Spacey's performance as J. Paul Getty in All the Money in the World was entirely cut out of the film following sexual assault allegations.
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