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 Roles turned down by Viggo Mortensen:

Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction
Turned down the offer to co-star in the movie.
Actor who got the part: David Morrisey

Batman Begins
Viggo Mortensen was offered the role of Ducard/Ra's Al Ghul.
Actor who got the part: Liam Neeson

Bram Stoker's Dracula
Mortensen was considered to play Dracula.
Actor who got the part: Gary Oldman

Dances with Wolves
According to IMDb, Viggo Mortensen was cast in the role on John Dunbar.
Actor who got the part: Kevin Costner

Mortensen was considered for the role of Tarzan but lost out.
Actor who got the part: Christopher Lambert

Original Sin
Viggo Mortensen was said to have been cast in a role, but eventually turned it down because he got a call from Peter Jackson for the role of Aragorn in LOTR.

Considered for the role of Wolverine.

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