Karl Urban

  1. Daniel Craig,  Casino Royale, 2005.
  2. James Caviezel, Outlander, 2007.     The New Zealander  – alias Eomer in Lord of the Rings – was an early thought for Kainan
  3. Liev Schreiber, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, 2008.    Schreiber was asked to play the complex William Stryker but he prefered Victor Creed – aka Supervillain Sabretooth.  “The most monstrous role I’ve played.” Having worked together in Kate & Leopold, 2000,  Hugh Jackman – Wolverine, himself – recommended Liev for his half-brother and 100% enemy. Consequently, Gerard Butler, ex-wrestler Tyler Mane (too old to reprise the role from X-Men,
  4. Patrick Warburton, Mr Peabody & Sherman, 2013.   Urban, Jamie Bamber, Nathan Fillon and Dominic Purcell were heard to voice King Agamemnon. Since Mr P is a most  amazing time-travelling dog… he also got to meet such other  historical figures as Beethoven, Buill Clinton, Leonardo De Vinci, Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, the baby Moses, Shakespeare, Spartacus, George Washington, the Wright brothers… and Mel Brooks voicing Einstein.
  5. Scott Eastwood, Overdrive, 2016.     Cast and curious… The car-stealing brothers went from Matthew Goode and Alex Pettyfer to Karl Urban and Ben Barnes to Urban and Sam Claflin to, finally, Scott Eastwood and Freddie Thorp. If only as much timee had been spent on changing the script, a cut-and-paste copy-cat giving B-movies a bad name.

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