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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
 Who was considered for Brokeback Mountain?

Ben Affleck
Was among the top actors director Gus Van Sant talked to about starring in the love story between to ranch hands.
Actor who got the part: Heath Ledger

Billy Crudup
One of the top actors considered for the role of the sheepherder.
Actor who got the part: Heath Ledger

Matt Damon
Talked with "Good Will Hunting" director Gus Van Sant about starring in a movie version of the great short story.
Actor who got the part: Heath Ledger

Anna Faris
She auditioned for the role of "Lureen" but was instead cast in another, smaller role.
Actor who got the part: Anne Hathaway

Colin Farrell
According to Variety, Colin Farrell was considered for a role.

Joseph Fiennes
Loved the project so much that he met with three different directors attached at various times to discuss starring in the film.
Actor who got the part: Heath Ledger

Josh Hartnett
According to Variety, Hartnett was considered for a role.

Sienna Miller
Anne Hathaway beat out Sienna Miller for the role of Lureen Twist in Brokeback Mountain. Miller was reportedly ill the day of her audition.
Actor who got the part: Anne Hathaway

Joaquin Phoenix
The great Phoenix had been mentioned to star in the pioneering love story.
Actor who got the part: Heath Ledger

Joel Schumacher
The director had been considered to direct the film version of E. Annie Proulx short story.
Actor who got the part: Ang Lee

Gus Van Sant
The director had wanted for years to make a film version of the E. Annie Proulx short story.
Actor who got the part: Ang Lee

Mark Wahlberg
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



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