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Val Kilmer
 Roles turned down by Val Kilmer:

10th & Wolf
Val Kilmer was reportedly offered a leading role in the film, but had previous contractual obligations. Kilmer did fly in to Pittsburgh for a single day to film a cameo instead.

Agent One-Half
Val Kilmer signed on to play the character Lance Stone in the Warwick Davis production but had to drop out secondary to sustained production delays.

Alexander
Before being cast as King Philip, Stone was considering him for the lead.
Actor who got the part: Colin Farrell

Ask the Dust
Val Kilmer and Johnny Depp were attached to the film at various times.

Austin Powers in Goldmember
Val Kilmer was rumored to have been offered the cameo as Goldmember at the end of the film.
Actor who got the part: John Travolta

Backdraft
Val Kilmer turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: William Baldwin

Bandits
Val Kilmer was initially considered for a prominent role but backed out due to scheduling conflicts.
Actor who got the part: Billy Bob Thornton

Batman & Robin
Val Kilmer declined to return due to creative differences with Joel Schumacher.
Actor who got the part: George Clooney

Blue Velvet
Val Kilmer turned down the lead role of Jeffrey.
Actor who got the part: Kyle Maclachlan

Blueberry
Val Kilmer was originally offered the headlining role but respectfully declined. Willem Dafoe and Benicio del Toro were then considered for the role of Mike Blueberry, but director Jan Kounen remembered conversations he had about shamanism with his friend Vincent Cassel and chose him instead.
Actor who got the part: Vincent Cassel

Captain America
Val Kilmer was considered for the title character.
Actor who got the part: Matt Salinger

Collateral
Backed out after being cast as Detective Fanning.
Actor who got the part: Mark Ruffalo

Crimson Tide
Val Kilmer turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Denzel Washington

Dark Matter
Val Kilmer was offered a prominent role but declined due to sceduling conflicts.

Dirty Dancing
Val Kilmer turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Dune
Val Kilmer turned down a role in the film.

Enchanted
Val Kilmer turned down the part of Robert Philip.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Dempsey

Fair Game
Val Kilmer turned down the role of Detective Kirkpatrick.
Actor who got the part: William Baldwin

The Few
Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer were rumored to be headlining this World War Two epic. the production was later abandoned.
Actor who got the part: never made

Flatliners
Val Kilmer turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Kiefer Sutherland

Full Metal Jacket
Val Kilmer auditioned for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Matthew Modine

The Godfather: Part III
Val Kilmer was considered to play Vincent Corleone.
Actor who got the part: Andy García

Guerrilla
Val Kilmer was considered as a secondary option to play Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara if Benicio Del Toro were not available.
Actor who got the part: Benicio Del Toro

In the Line of Fire
Val Kilmer was considered to play Frank Horrigan.
Actor who got the part: Clint Eastwood

Indecent Proposal
Val Kilmer was considered for the role of David Murphy.
Actor who got the part: Woody Harrelson

The Insider
Val Kilmer was considered for the role of Jeffrey Wigand.
Actor who got the part: Russell Crowe

Interview with the Vampire
Val Kilmer turned down the lead role of Louis.
Actor who got the part: Brad Pitt

Johnny Mnemonic
Val Kilmer was going to star, but dropped out when he was offered the role of Batman in Batman Forever.
Actor who got the part: Keanu Reeves

Killer Instinct
Val Kilmer was offered the lead role in the New Line Cinema production, but Kilmer later dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with Red Planet and the Salton Sea. The film was later abandoned by New Line.

A License to Steal
Steve Buscemi, Frank Vincent, William Hurt and Val Kilmer were attached to star in this film concerning the mafia. the production was initially delayed and then ultimately cancelled when the production company failed to secure financing.

The Matrix
According to an interview with Matrix composer Don Davis, the studio wanted Brad Pitt or Val Kilmer for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Keanu Reeves

The Night Job
In 2001, Dennis Hopper and Val Kilmer were attached to play a corrupt cop and an ex-con on parole. The film was never made.

The Outsiders
Kilmer turned down the role of Ponyboy because of previous commitment.
Actor who got the part: C Thomas Howell

Platoon
Val Kilmer auditioned for the part of Elias, but ultimately didn't get the role.
Actor who got the part: Willem Dafoe

Point Break
Val Kilmer was considered to play Johnny Utah.
Actor who got the part: Keanu Reeves

The Poison Rose
Val Kilmer was initially offered the headlining role as a private eye. Due to scheduling conflicts Kilmer was forced to decline.
Actor who got the part: Ray Liotta

Se7en
Val Kilmer was considered for the role of John Doe.
Actor who got the part: Kevin Spacey

Semper Occultus
Writer Ben Trebilcook's second choice was Val Kilmer for the role of SAS Commando Randolph Herz, a character that Jason Statham was originally set to play.

Sliver
Kilmer was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: William Baldwin

Tennessee
Val Kilmer was offered an unspecified part in this film but later declined.

A Time to Kill
Seriously considered for the lead role of Jake Brigance (Matt McConaughey).

True Romance
Val Kilmer wanted to play Clarence, according to director Tony Scott.
Actor who got the part: Christian Slater

What Love Is
Colin Farrell, Val Kilmer, Robert Downy Jr. were all originally attached. Val Kilmer's production company Blessed Films was also originally set to produce the film after Kiss Kiss Bang Bang wrapped, but a production delay forced all three to drop out along with Blessed Films. the production re-emerged under the direction of Mars Callahan.

Willow II
George Lucas and Ron Howard originally planned on making at least one sequel to Willow. Scheduling problems with the Star Wars films, Indiana Jones films and Willow's lower than expected domestic box office receipts prompted George Lucas to expand upon Willow's story in books rather than in movie sequels. the sequel was abandoned.






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