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The Phantom of the Opera
Michael Crawford, the actor who originated the role of the Phantom seemed an obvious choice for the film, but despite a massive fan campaign, was not offered the role. Crawford was, however, set to play the Phantom in an earlier attempt at filimg the show, but this fell through due to his co-star Sarah Brightman's divorce from Andrew Lloyd-Webber, creator of the show.
Actor who got the part: Gerard Butler

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