Role Reversal: Controversial Movie Castings

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  • Halle Berry, Zoe Saldana
  • Zoe Saldana, Nina Simone
  • Jennifer Hudson, Winnie Mandela
  • Tom Cruise
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Viola Davis, The Help
  • Idris Elba, Thor
  • Edi Gathegi, Twilight
  • Jennifer Lopez, Selena
  • The Last Airbender
  • Madonna, Evita
  • Halle Berry, X-Men
  • Elizabeth Taylor, Cleopatra
  • Kim Kardashian, Tyler Perry

Role Reversal: Controversial Movie Castings

A great director and killer script may be the foundation of a good film, but nothing is more important than the right casting. Sometimes, though, actors create a buzz even before a film starts shooting. Our list of controversial movie castings starts now. 

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