NextMovie has moved! come with us to mtv news »
trending »

What 7 Oscar-Nominated Movies Would Look Like With Original Casts

Liam Neeson in "Lincoln"? Rooney Mara in "Zero Dark Thirty"? Marky Mark and Catwoman in "Silver Linings Playbook"?

It's fun to imagine what a movie might have been like if it had starred the actors who were originally supposed to ... well, star in it. Final casting usually ends up working out for the best, but there's nothing wrong with a little cinematic game of "What If?" Below are some visual aids in picturing what would've made for a very, very different Oscar season this year.

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

The Master

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

More NextMovie Originals

Related Stories

  • back
  • close

Most Popular Videos

Get More »

Also Check Out

More from MTV Networks
2010 - 2014 MTV Networks, and ™ MTV Networks. All Rights Reserved.