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Anthony Hopkins
 Roles turned down by Anthony Hopkins:

Batman & Robin
Anthony Hopkins was reportedly considered for the role of Mr. Freeze.
Actor who got the part: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Batman Begins
Anthony Hopkins turned down the role of Alfred.
Actor who got the part: Michael Caine

The Brothers Grimm
Anthony Hopkins was actually cast but had to leave the project.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Anthony Hopkins was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Danny the Dog
Hopkins was considered to play Bart.
Actor who got the part: Bob Hoskins

Gandhi
Originally considered to play the title role.
Actor who got the part: Ben Kingsley

Superman Returns
Signed on to play Jor-El when Brett Ratner was directing; left the project when Ratner left.
Actor who got the part: Marlon Brando

An Unmarried Woman
In his DVD commentary writer/director Paul Mazursky says Anthony Hopkins was his first choice for the part of Saul.
Actor who got the part: Alan Bates






Did you know that Anthony Hopkins was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
» Amistad
» Bram Stoker's Dracula
» The Edge
» Hannibal
» Instinct
» The Mask of Zorro
» Nixon
» The Silence of the Lambs






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