Ever wonder how things would be completely different if you didn’t make the choices you made today, or how some of your favorite movies would be perceived if the roles that would have gone to other actors were switched? It’s hard to tell, but at the same time it is apparent that things probably wouldn’t have worked out the way they did. Let’s take a look at most of the most iconic roles that would have gone to other actors with hindsight, and envision alternative endings.
1. Tom Cruise as Iron Man
One of the most renowned roles that would have gone to other actors is the part of Tony Stark, a philanthropist, a billionaire and a full-time superhero. Robert Downey Jr perfectly embodies the wit and smugness that Iron Man should be presented with; therefore we can’t complain that Tom Cruise didn’t initially secure his place in the Marvel universe.