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Old 20-05-2013, 19:23
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Was just thinking about this as I discovered the new Jack Ryan movie.

I think the role has now been played by four actors.
Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Afleck with Chris Pine being in the new movie.

What other actors have replaced another in a film series?
I guess the Bond's are the most well knows.

I think we can missout reboots otherwise we could be here forever
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Old 20-05-2013, 19:46
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The part of Jennifer was re-cast for the second Two Back to the future movies.

As was the par of george mcfly.
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Old 20-05-2013, 19:48
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Tyler Perry replaced Morgan Freeman as Alex Cross.
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Old 20-05-2013, 20:17
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Saavik; originally played by Kirstie Alley in Wrath of Khan, replaced by Robin Curtis in Search for Spock.

Ghost Anakin Sywalker; originally played by Sebastian Shaw in Return of the Jedi, replaced by plank of wood...in the same movie.

Hank McCoy, played by Steve Bacic in X-Men 2, replaced by Kelsey Grammer in X3.

And Richard Harris / Michael Gambon in Harry Potter of course.
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Old 21-05-2013, 20:14
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All the Jasons from Friday 13th 1-7 were different actors (not that you'd really notice)

Don Cheadle replaced Terrence Howard in Iron Man 2

The Hulk has gone from Eric Bana to Edward Norton to Mark Ruffalo

Batman - Keaton, Kilmer, Clooney

The Dumbledore change, necessary though it was, was the worst for me. Gambon, great actor that he is, just wasn't Dumbledore. Richard Harris was perfect in the role. If he had filmed the death scene rather than MG it would have been heartbreaking rather than just a little sad (IMHO)
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Old 21-05-2013, 20:48
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All the Jasons from Friday 13th 1-7 were different actors (not that you'd really notice)

Don Cheadle replaced Terrence Howard in Iron Man 2

The Hulk has gone from Eric Bana to Edward Norton to Mark Ruffalo

Batman - Keaton, Kilmer, Clooney

The Dumbledore change, necessary though it was, was the worst for me. Gambon, great actor that he is, just wasn't Dumbledore. Richard Harris was perfect in the role. If he had filmed the death scene rather than MG it would have been heartbreaking rather than just a little sad (IMHO)
I agree. Gambon is a terrific actor but he didn't have the spark or the gravitas that Harris had in the role.
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Old 21-05-2013, 22:18
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I think the Harry Potter series takes the biscuit:

Albums Dumbledore: Richard Harris - Sir Michael Gambon
Katie Bell: Emily Dale - Georgina Leonidas
Lavender Brown: Jennifer Smith - Jessie Cave (two actresses of completely different races)
Angelina Johnson: Danielle Tabor - Tiana Benjamin
Patsy Parkisnon: Genevieve Gaunt - Scarlett Byrne
Parvati Patil: Sitara Shah - Shefali Chowdhury
Elphias Dogde: Peter Cartwright - David Ryall
Aberforth Dumbledore: Jim McManus - Ciarán Hinds
Bill Weasley: Richard Fish - Domhnall Gleeson
Mr. Granger: Tom Knight - Ian Kelly
Mrs. Granger: Heather Bleasdale - Michelle Fairley
The Grey Lady: Nina Young - Kelly Macdonald
Trolley Lady: Jean Southern - Margery Mason
Tom the Barman: Derek Deadman - Jim Tavare
Griphook: Verne Troyer - Warwick Davis
The Fat Lady: Elizabeth Spriggs - Dawn French.

Others:

Twilight's Victoria: Rachelle Lefevre - Bryce Dallas Howard

The Dark Knight Trilogy's Rachel Dawes: Katie Holmes - Maggie Gyllenhaal

Batman's Harvey Dent / Two Face: Billy Dee Williams - Tommy Lee Jones

Star Wars' Emperor Palpatine: Elaine Baker voiced by Clive Revill - Ian McDiarmid

RoboCop: Peter Weller - Robert John Burke

Back To The Futures' Jennifer Parker: Claudia Wells - Elisabeth Shue

Thor's Fandral: Joshua Dallas - Zachary Levi

Terminator's John Connor: Edward Furlong - Nick Stahl - Christian Bale

Terminator's Kate Brewster: Claire Danes - Bryce Dallas Howard.
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Old 22-05-2013, 10:02
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Maggie Gyllenhall replaced Katie holmes in Dark knight as Rachel. She did a much better job.
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Old 23-05-2013, 01:09
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Alexa Davalos played Andromeda in the 2010 version of 'Clash Of The Titans', and then the character was played by Rosamund Pike in 'Wrath Of The Titans'.

They've done a fair bit of re-casting for the 'Sin City' sequel, 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'. Jeremy Piven replaces Michael Madsen as Bob, Jamie Chung replaces Devon Aoki as Miho and due to Michael Clarke Duncan's untimely death, Dennis Haysbert takes over the role of Manute. Not sure who's replacing Brittany Murphy as Shellie though, assuming that character's still going to be in it?
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Old 23-05-2013, 01:26
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Roddy Mcdowall played Cornelius in the original Planet of the Apes but was unavailable for the sequel and was replaced by David Watson.

Ironicaly Mcdowall was brought back to play Cornelius in the third installment and would make Apes movies his career as he played his own son Caesar in the rest of the movies and a similar character Galen in the TV series.
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