Actors Who Were Turned Down From A Role And Thanked It (Bella Ramsey Did Millie Bobby Brown A Favor) – CINEMABLEND
Without rain there would be no rainbow. Some actors were turned down for a role they really wanted. What they did not know is that life had something better prepared for them, where some of them ended up winning an Oscar.
The selection process in Hollywood is usually difficult, so much so that although stars really try hard to get a role, sometimes they don’t. As they say, life always has something better prepared and as witnesses are Millie Bobby Brown, Tom Holland, Timothée Chalamet, Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone. These actors were rejected from productions such as game of Thrones and gossip girl but then they got a better part.
Millie Bobby Brown
At some point, the British-born actress auditioned to join George RR Martin’s universe and play Lyanna Mormont. The character was finally left in the hands of the lead actress of The Last of UsBella Ramsey. The outcome turned out better for Millie since she was later selected to participate in the iconic Netflix series, stranger things. The series where Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink and Noah Schnapp also participate is already in its fifth season.
One more British actor who failed to land a role he really wanted was Tom Holland. to the actor of The impossible was denied the chance to play the defecting stormtrooper named Finn, played by John Boyega in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Thanks to not being part of the universe of JJ AbramsTom became the new arachnid superhero of Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Although Timothée Chalamet is one of the most famous actors in Hollywood, for the protagonist of Dune it was not always so. The American actor tried to become the new Peter Parker of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Shortly after, he was chosen to play Elio in call me by your namerole with which he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in 2017.
At some point in her career, Jennifer Lawrence was cast for the role of Serena van der Woodsen, Blake Lively’s character opposite Leighton Meester, Ed Westwick and Penn Badgley in gossip girl. After the rejection, the also actress of X Men First generation ended up becoming Katniss Everdeen in the saga of The Hunger Gamesrole with which he became known.
Emma Stone is an example of how if one door is closing, another is opening. The actress of cruella auditioned to become the fearless Alice in Wonderland in the 2010 film directed by Tim Burton. Emma continued with her career and a few years later starred in La La Landtape for which she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress, which she took home.