Controversial Movie Castings

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  • 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
  • Idris Elba
  • NWA
  • Alexandra Shipp
  • Exodus
  • Zoe Saldana, Nina Simone
  • Jennifer Hudson, Winnie Mandela
  • Tom Cruise
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Viola Davis, The Help

Jennifer Lopez in Selena

Jennifer Lopez landed the role of a lifetime when she was cast as late Mexican-American pop star Selena, but ardent fans took serious issue with the idea of the Puerto Rican singer playing Mexico's most beloved daughter. J.Lo managed to turn critics around by delivering a career-making performance.

(Photo: Warner Bros Pictures)

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