Nicholas Cage was almost cast as a lead character in each of the following films. Rumor has it: the casting directors had a change of heart at the last minute and they were spared.
  1. Apocalypse Now
  2. Mrs. Doubtfire
  3. Willow
  4. 12 Angry Men
    He was rumored to play all 12 jurors
  5. Milo & Otis
  6. Funny Girl
  7. I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
  8. Newsies
  9. One Direction: This is Us
  10. Brokeback Mountain