We all know that Hollywood can be a fickle place. An actor who is popular today may not be tomorrow. That's why it's always so exciting when we see our favorite actors take on new and unexpected roles. Here at 9to5, we love to imagine what different actors would look like in some of our favorite roles. From Emma Watson as Hermione Granger to Idris Elba as James Bond, these fan casts are sure to surprise and delight you!
#1 Sean Bean as Ned Stark in Game of Thrones — When the program was first announced, there was a lot of speculation about who would portray Eddard Stark. Sean Bean, the star of Sharpe, was the most popular option. HBO would have noticed these and put him in a high-budget fantasy television series based on them.
Sean Bean revealed that he had to cheat his way through his famous Mordor meme speech in The Lord of the Rings.
— IGN (@IGN) June 1, 2020
#2 Marvel fans have chosen for The Little Things actor Rami Malek to play Moon Knight in Moon Knight. Moon Knight is a complex role who necessitates a multi-talented performer. Because of his flexibility, Malek might be the finest fit for the part.
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#3 Tara Strong as Harley Quinn in Arrow - Tara appears in the Arrow series in a brief but memorable appearance. Tara Strong voiced Harley Quinn in Batman: The Animated TV Series (1992), where she was first introduced. She deserved more, but she was replaced with Margot Robbie.
— tara strong (@tarastrong) July 24, 2016
#4 Robert Knepper as The Joker in Arrow - Knepper is the finest candidate for The Harlequinn Of Hate since he has the ability to depict the most frightening villain in many colors. This is due to the fact that numerous actors from the Prison Break TV series have been hired in the Arrowverse.
— Gatecast (@thegatecast) September 29, 2017
#5 Shelby Corcoran (Idina Menzel) in Glee — Glee fans were eager to learn who Rachel's mother was, and it was revealed to be the evil actress Idina Menzel. Fans were ecstatic with the decision. It was a memorable part for her, and she gave one of her best performances in it.
@idinamenzel Happy Birthday, Idina!! 🥳 I hope you have an amazing birthday, you deserve it! You mean so much to all of us and have made such a difference in our lives. I hope you enjoyed all the extra #SeasonsOfIdina love this month! pic.twitter.com/mviOUoSv8F
— Idina-Here (@idina_here) May 30, 2021
#6 Arrow stars Tom Welling as Superman. Everyone reminisced about how the performance concluded on such a positive tone. In the Superman costume, Tom Welling looks gorgeous. However, he only appeared for 10 seconds. We're hungry for more! It'd be incredible to watch him as Superman.
— George Evangelista (@artofgeorge) September 1, 2017
#7 Peter Capaldi as The Doctor in Doctor Who - Capaldi is a powerful performer who is a natural match for the character of the Doctor. Peter's name used to come up a lot when there was a lot of discussion about who should portray the Doctor.
— Peter Capaldi (@PeterCapaldiRP) August 19, 2014
#8 Arrow's Jensen Ackles as Green Lantern - Fans have previously stated that if the DC world ever adds Green Lantern, Jensen Ackles is the only actor who could portray him. This is a possibility because the Arrowverse loves to cast performers from the DC and CW universes.
— Jensen Ackles (@JensenAckles) June 7, 2021
#9 Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Dinklage's portrayal of Lannister is one of the most accurate fan castings since he nailed the Dwarf role. He made the audience believe that only Dinklage could play the part.
— Screen Rant (@screenrant) October 6, 2018