The Worst Casting Mistakes In Hollywood: We Will Never Forget The Lousy Live-action Goku

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There are some films of Hollywood that will be remembered forever, but not because of their importance or the recognition they received, but because of the terrible choice of cast.

It is not always the fault of the actors, but of the production of the film, but it is they who receive the hatred for appearing on screen.

Musa en Fate: The Winx Saga

In the recent live-action adaptation Winx Made by Netflix, Musa was played by actress Elisha Applebaum and was her first major role in a series.

Applebaum’s choice was criticized because she is a British actress, while Musa, despite being a fictional fairy, has Asian roots.

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Scarlett Johansson en Ghost in the Shell

Hollywood doesn’t always do well in productions and has even ruined several stories in remakes live action Americans; One of them was Ghost in the Shell.

The film starred Scarlett Johansson, but even her lead didn’t save the film from being destroyed by critics.

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Justin Chatwin as Goku

In 2009, Dragon Ball was brought to the western big screen with Evolution. The movie was shattered and forever marked Justin Chatwin’s career.

The Canadian actor was beginning to appear in Hollywood when he landed the lead in Dragon Ball and was typecast as the worst Goku forever.

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Jennifer Lawrence en Joy

Jennifer Lawrence is often a good team with director David O. Russell, even winning an Oscar for her work on American Hustle Y Silver Linings Playbook.

In 2016 he returned to act under the direction of O. Russell in Joy; however, she played a middle-aged single mother when she was in her 20s, which made the role unbelievable.

Jake Gyllenhaal in The Prince of Persia

The Prince of Persia takes place in the Middle East, so the ethnicity of the characters should be according to the geographical region.

Instead, the film suffered from what is now called whitewashing, putting a Caucasian actor in the lead role.

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Emma Stone and Aloha

Emma Stone went through a phenomenon similar to that of Gyllenhaal in Aloha, film in which she played a woman with Hawaiian roots.

In real life, Stone is unrelated to Hawaiian culture, which caused some audience dislike for whitewashing the character, but the actress has apologized for the role on different occasions.

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The cast of the live-action version of Avatar

In 2010, M. Night Shyamalan adapted the hit Nickelodeon series Avatar to a live action version.

The original show is highly acclaimed; However, the film Shyamalan was destroyed by critics; not only for damaging the story, but for the lousy cast choice of almost all the characters.

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