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Which Movie Character Was Almost Played By Someone Else?

Will Smith could've played Neo...

It's hard to imagine different actors playing our favorite movie characters. Can you even picture Titanic without Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet?

Jack and Rose from a scene in Titanic, holding hands
Paramount Pictures


Well, we want to know which actor was almost cast as your favorite movie character! Like how Emily Blunt was first in line to play Black Widow in Iron Man 2 but had to turn it down because of scheduling conflicts.

A photo of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow next to a photo of Emily Blunt
Marvel/Warner Bros. Pictures

Or maybe you know how Will Smith was "the chosen one" to play Neo in The Matrix, but he did Wild Wild West instead.

Warner Bros. Pictures

And even though you may not be able to picture it, Matthew McConaughey could've played Jack in Titanic!

Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros.

Don't worry, both actors went on to do great things.

Now's the time to spill the beans on what you know! Which one of your favorite movie characters was almost played by someone else? Leave a comment below for your chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!