(The result of Avatarizing two of Hollywood's Handsomest Men)
I remember when Avatar was first gearing up for production and the Internet was humming with casting rumors swirling James Cameron's fabled film. Most of that buzz concerned all the supporting roles, though, as Cameron was quite vocal about going after an unknown actor for the lead of Jake Sully. As we all know, that actor ended up being Australian soap-star Sam Worthington, but the LA Times is now shedding some light on the Jake Sullys that could have been: Matt Damon and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Cameron tells the LA Times that he doesn't think the two actors turning down the role had anything to do with the atypical working conditions, rather that he wasn't too enthusiastic about recruiting them for a trip to Pandora.
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