Movie and TV roles 26 actors ALMOST played (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, February 24, 2011

23 of 26: Matt Damon and Brad Pitt sought the role of Dick Eklund in 'The Fighter,' but the role was ultimately played by Christian Bale. A good choice, considering Bale won a 2011 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the part.

Pictured: Matt Damon (left) appears on the set of 'We Bought a Zoo.' Christian Bale (center) appears in a scene from 'The Fighter.' Brad Pitt (right) appears in an advertisement for 'Inglorious Basterds.' ( Photo / | Closest to the Hole Productions | Universal Pictures)

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