9 Actors Who Seemed Totally Miscast In Their Famous Roles, But Nailed The Part Anyway

By Kaitlin Reilly
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It's no question that poor casting decisions can ruin what could have been a great film or TV show — after all, it is the actors that we have to watch on screen, regardless of how great the script their working with is. Considering the sheer amount of actresses who were considered for Katniss Everdeen before the role went to Jennifer Lawrence, watching the Hunger Games films now is like a live demonstration that a single actor can make or break a franchise. But sometimes the actors we think have been miscast have the ability to surprise us — sometimes enough to score major awards in the role fans were skeptical of them taking. So which actors nailed roles that the world thought they were wrong for? Click through to find out.

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