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 Roles turned down by Morgan Freeman:

Freeman turned down the lead role (Lorenzo Council).
Actor who got the part: Samuel L. Jackson

The Legend of Bagger Vance
Robert Redford originally wanted Freeman to play Bagger Vance, but ultimately decided to cast the movie with younger actors.
Actor who got the part: Will Smith

Million Dollar Baby
Morgan Freeman was originally considered for the lead role of Frankie Dunn, but chose instead to play Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris.
Actor who got the part: Clint Eastwood

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