Actors who quit big roles for ridiculous reasons

[post_page_title]Russell Crowe[/post_page_title]
While Russell Crowe is a still a successful movie star, he did turn down an opportunity to play a role in the Marvel Universe. Before Hugh Jackman was chosen to play Wolverine, the part was offered to Russell. What’s funny is the reason behind turning it down.

Russell Crowe

Russell was worried that he was taking on too many roles involving wolves. He had just finished playing Maximus in the movie Gladiator, and that character owned a wolf. Although Wolverine doesn’t have much to do with wolves, we’re all glad the role went to Hugh Jackman!

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