Topic: Mike-Meyers

13 Actors Who Could Have Played Iconic Roles

13 Actors Who Could Have Played Iconic Roles

Severus Snape? Alan Rickman. Marty McFly? Michael J. Fox. Vivian Ward? Julia Roberts. We all know and love these characters, and their actors’ portrayals of them were so perfect, it can be hard to imagine anyone else playing them. But guess what? If things had gone a little differently, Alan Rickman might not have landed Snape, Michael J. Fox may not have donned Marty’s orange vest, and Julia Roberts may not have become one of the world’s most well-known prostitutes. That’s right: Each of these characters were originally pitched to different actors, and in some cases, were even recast midway through shooting. What other iconic characters might have ended up being played by totally different actors? Read on to find out! More »

Video: How Much Product Placement Can You Spot In This Video?

Video: How Much Product Placement Can You Spot In This Video?

Movies and product placement have always shared a strained relationship. There have been those meta-moments (like in Wayne’s World, where Mike Meyers gives that whole speech about not selling out while drinking Pepsi and eating chips), as well as their less self-aware, but no more subtle counter-parts (Michael Bay makes more on product placement) than he does actually making his films at this point). More »

Video: This Fish Looks Like Shrek

Video: This Fish Looks Like Shrek

An unusual fish was found off a Japanese island — and the scaly creature bears an uncanny resemblance to lovable ogre Shrek. The fella’s something called an an Asian Sheepshead Wrasse. While the bulbous head is normal for the species, area divers claim this guy’s goofy features and Shreky ears are anything but common. More »