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Oscar-Nominated Movies With Their Original Casts

Liam Neeson in “Lincoln”? Rooney Mara in “Zero Dark Thirty”? Marky Mark and Catwoman in “Silver Linings Playbook”?

It’s fun to imagine what a movie might have been like if it had starred the actors who were originally supposed to … well, star in it. Final casting usually ends up working out for the best, but there’s nothing wrong with a little cinematic game of “What If?” Below are some visual aids in picturing what would’ve made for a very, very different Oscar season this year.

Silver Linings Playbook


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Tags: Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, The master, Zero Dark Thirty

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