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11 Movies That Re-Cast Their Stars For A Sequel With Wildly Different Results

They recast...Keanu Reeves?!

1. Keanu Reeves declined to reprise his role as Officer Jack Traven in Speed 2: Cruise Control and was replaced by Jason Patric.

Reeves and Bullock on a speeding bus and Bulluck and Patric on a boat on a placid sea

2. Bill Murray was replaced by Bernie Mac in the Charlie's Angels sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.

Murray with the angels and Mac with the angels

3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day star Edward Furlong didn't play John Connor in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines because the studio replaced him with Nick Stahl.

Schwarzenegger and Furlong in T2 and Schwarzenegger and Stahl in T3

4. Hannibal, the sequel to The Silence of the Lambs, starred Julianne Moore as Clarice Starling instead of Jodie Foster.

Foster and Hopkins in Silence of the lambs and Moore and Hopkins in Hannibal

5. Rachel Weisz played Evelyn Carnahan in The Mummy and The Mummy Returns but was replaced by Maria Bello in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

Weisz and Bello as Evelyn Carnahan in the different films

6. Rooney Mara played Lisbeth Salander, and Daniel Craig played Mikael Blomkvist, in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, but they were replaced by Claire Foy and Sverrir Gudnason in The Girl in the Spider's Web.

Mara and Foy as Lisbeth, respectively

7. In the Back to the Future sequels, Elisabeth Shue replaced Claudia Wells as Marty's girlfriend, Jennifer Parker, and Jeffrey Weissman replaced Crispin Glover as George McFly.

The characters of Jennifer and George as they looked in part one and part two

8. Terrence Howard played James "Rhodey" Rhodes in Iron Man but was replaced in Iron Man 2 by Don Cheadle, who depicted the character's transition into War Machine.

Howard and Cheadle as War Machine, respectively

9. Ed Norton played Bruce Banner/Hulk in The Incredible Hulk but was replaced by Mark Ruffalo in The Avengers (and beyond).

Norton and Ruffallo as The Hulk, respectively

10. Michelle Pfeiffer famously played Catwoman in Batman Returns, but when the character finally got her own standalone film, she was played by Halle Berry.

Pfeiffer and Berry as Catwoman, respectively

11. Alec Baldwin originated the role of Jack Ryan in The Hunt for Red October but was replaced by Harrison Ford in the next Jack Ryan film, The Patriot Games.

Baldwin and Ford as Jack Ryan, respectively