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    Manny Jacinto In "Top Gun: Maverick" And 23 Other Stars Who Were Cast And Then Given Literally Nothing To Do

    In the 4 hours of Zack Snyder's Justice League, Henry Cavill only has 13 lines of dialogue?

    Actors — even the biggest ones— can get phased out of the final cut of a movie for all sorts of reasons.

    Manny Jacinto was in Top Gun: Maverick, but just barely.

    Rebecca Hall was originally meant to be the main villain in Iron Man 3, but her role was changed (and greatly reduced) when the studio decided a female villain's toy wouldn't sell as well.

    Rebecca Hall talking to Iron Man

    Angela Bassett's role in Mr. & Mrs. Smith was reduced so much that now only her voice is in the movie.

    Chris Cooper was cut from The Ring because audiences wanted to see more of him.

    Serena Williams was in Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.

    Speaking of the Avatar franchise, Rami Malek was also in The Legend of Korra.

    Judy Greer is barely in Jurassic World.

    In the four hours of Zack Snyder's Justice League, Henry Cavill's Superman has just 13 lines of dialogue.

    Henry Cavill as Superman in the theatrical release of Justice League

    Not only is John C. Reilly in Guardians of the Galaxy...

    John C. Reilly in Guardians of the Galaxy, talking to Glenn Close's character

    ...Glenn Close is, too!

    Glenn Close in Guardians of the Galaxy

    Michael Stuhlbarg was that super forgettable doctor in Doctor Strange.

    Michael Stuhlbarg as a doctor in Doctor Strange

    Ewan McGregor was in 2006's Stormbreaker for about six minutes.

    Ewan McGregor driving a car in Stormbreaker

    Natalie Dormer makes an extremely brief appearance in Captain America: The First Avenger.

    Natalie Dormer as Private Lorraine holding a newspaper in Captain America

    Sofia Coppola played Queen Amidala's handmaiden in Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace.

    Max von Sydow opens Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and immediately dies.

    Andy Serkis's Supreme Leader Snoke introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens wasn't the big bad everyone thought he'd be.

    BB-8 initially had an actual voice, and that voice was Ben Schwartz.

    Simon Pegg played Unkar Plutt in The Force Awakens.

    Thomas Brodie-Sangster is also in The Force Awakens, for even less screen time than Simon Pegg.

    Thomas Brodie-Sangster as a First Order officer in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Daniel Craig plays the stormtrooper that sets Rey free in The Force Awakens

    J.K. Simmons was a pretty inconsequential Jim Gordon in the theatrical cut of Justice League.

    J.K. Simmons as Jim Gordon in the theatrical cut of the Justice League

    Rachel McAdams isn't in much of the first Doctor Strange.

    Rachel McAdams as a doctor performing a procedure in Doctor Strange

    Edward James Olmos's 60-second scene in Blade Runner 2049 didn't add much to the movie.

    Edward James Olmos wearing a white shirt and bowtie in Blade Runner 2049

    Who else was underutilized in a movie role? Let me know in the comments!