Paul Bettany auditioned for the role of Scarecrow.
Paul Bettany had been rumored to star with wife Jennifer Connolly and Jude Law in a David Yates-directed adaptation of the Evelyn Waugh classic novel.
Bettany was considered for the role of the Joker.
The actor had been one of several actors expected to play King George VI.
Paul Bettany was reportedly considered to play Balian. Twentieth Century Fox was interested in casting Orlando Bloom.
Bettany was offered the role of Dolarhyde (The Tooth Fairy).
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