Daniel Day-Lewis has already won a BAFTA and a Golden Globe and umpteen other awards for his performance in Lincoln, and chances are he'll win an Oscar for the role as well. When he's giving his acceptance speech in front of the glitterati at the Academy Awards this Sunday, consider this: the role of Lincoln was intended for Liam Neeson.
Neeson was doing publicity for The A-Team -- oh, yes -- when he announced that he was no longer part of the project. Interesting to speculate what the awards situation would be like if Neeson had played Lincoln.
Behind almost every memorable (or otherwise) performance in almost every memorable (or otherwise) motion picture, there's a list of actors who might have played the role. Things change, people.
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