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Mark Wahlberg
 Roles turned down by Mark Wahlberg:

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Turned down the role of "Jake Roenick."
Actor who got the part: Ethan Hawke

The Black Dahlia
Wahlberg had been set to play "Sgt. Lee Blanchard," one half of the team leading the 1940s investigation of the brutal murder of aspiring actress Elizabeth Short.
Actor who got the part: Aaron Eckhart

Brokeback Mountain
Mark Wahlberg and pal Joaquin Phoenix were originally considered for the roles of Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist in the 2005 film. Mark felt uncomfortable about sex act scenes.
Actor who got the part: Jake Gyllenhaal

Cinderella Man
Mark Wahlberg was considered for the lead role of Jimmy Braddock.
Actor who got the part: Russell Crowe

Donnie Darko
Wahlberg wanted to play the part of Donnie with a lisp but the director did not like the idea.
Actor who got the part: Jake Gyllenhaal

Face/Off
Mark Wahlberg reportedly spoke with director John Woo about a part in Face/Off but did not care for the script.

Feast
Wahlberg was reportedly offered the role of Hero, but turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Eric Dane

Infamous
The actor had been attached to play killer of the Clutter family, Perry Smith.
Actor who got the part: Daniel Craig

The Jacket
Wahlberg was considered for the role of Jack Starks.
Actor who got the part: Adrien Brody

Ocean's Eleven
Wahlberg was originally supposed to play the part of Linus.
Actor who got the part: Matt Damon

Pride and Glory
The movie was originally to star Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg, & Robert Duvall but was postponed after 9/11.

S.W.A.T.
Wahlberg was considered for the role of Jim Street.
Actor who got the part: Colin Farrell






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