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Michael Fassbender – Kylo Ren

“We talked about a role,” Fassbender said in 2016. “We had a conversation. I’m pretty sure I was busy doing something else in the summer he was kickstarting that.”
While Fassbender’s yet to reveal what Star Wars part he discussed with JJ Abrams, most people believe the Irish actor almost played Kylo Ren.

9 surprising actors who were almost cast in Star Wars

Sam Ashurst

Let’s face it, everyone wants to be in Star Wars. Which probably explains why so many people have auditioned to be in them. But there are only so many parts to go around, which means some truly amazing (and odd) actors have missed out on key roles.

Click through above to see our selections, and may the force be with you. Yes, you.

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