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    Default 15 Actors who turned down iconic roles

    Pretty interesting...

    I could totally see some of the casting (Leo in American Psyco or Belushi in Arthur, even Connery as Morpheus) - but others...Cruise as Iron Man - not so much.

    There are more tidbit on other roles these actors didn't get / turned down..

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    I loved Marlon Wayans' bit. He didn't even appear in Batman Forever yet he still got paid and gets residuals. Everyone wins in that situation: he can say he did it, we don't have to watch it.
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    Thank God Tom Cruise turned down Ferris Bueller.

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    Look at all of the roles Jennifer Jason Leigh turned down:

    http://www.notstarring.com/actors/leigh-jennifer-jason
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