15 Weird Casting Choices We're Still Seeing Today

If there's anything we've learned about Hollywood's casting decisions, it's this one important aspect: They make precisely dick for sense. That's the only way you can explain how white dudes have the veritable pick of the litter for roles, while everyone else is relegated to specific groups that are almost impossible to break out of.

If you think we're over-exaggerating, just hold your keyboard mashing until the end. By plying them with the chance to win some cash, our readers took us through the bizarre casting world of Hollywood. The results are below.

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Entry by jofride

IN REAL LIFE, PARENTS ARE USUALLY OLDER THAN THEIR CHILDREN. IN HOLLYWOOD, NOT SO MUCH... ANGELINA JOLIE IS ONE YEAR OLDER THAN COLIN FARRELL, WHO PLA

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Entry by mkad

This is Alex Rice- This is Irene Bedard- SS. RSIT IBERT 1M 600 T VOUST An active member of the Part Eskimo, part Cree Indian, Mohawk tribe, she was ca

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Entry by AM Smiley

IN THE NOVEL SERIES, THE CHARACTER JACK REACHER IS 6'5 TALL, 220-250 LBS., AND HAS A 50-INCH CHEST. HE'S SO HUGE THAT HE DISMEMBERS GOONS BAREHANDED.

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Entry by AM Smiley

ACCORDING TO THE MARVEL LEGENDS PACKAGING, WOLVERINE IS 5'3 HIGH ACKAMAN IS 6'2. With all the time Hollywood spends trying to make short actors look

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Entry by mkad

Gay men can get cast to play gay characters in sitcoms, but only straight men are cast to play their less effeminate partners. Will E Grace: Glee: Par

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Entry by AM Smiley

Emily Deschanel started playing Temperance Brennan on Bones at age 29. The character is loosely based on author Kathy Reichs. But while Reichs publish

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Entry by CDO9

For the past two decades producers insist on casting actors in their 20s to play teenagers Luke Perry was 24 when he got the role on Beverly Hills ITK

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Entry by AM Smiley

Hermione Granger was never meant to be pretty. She had bossy a sort of voic, lots of bushy brow hair, and rather largc front tceth. Book 1, Chapter

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Entry by S Peter Davis

HOLLYWOOD IS STILL HESITANT TO GIVE PROMINENT ROLES TO DWARF ACTORS Which is why, in 2003, TIPTOES, a movie all about a dwarf, filled the lead role wi

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Entry by AM Smiley

Phylicia Rashad was 36 the year The Cosby Show premiered. Bill Cosby was 47. Clair would have had to raise five children, starting when she was 18, wh

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Entry by AM Smiley

Here ERE was This pinup boy is Kili the Dwarf, from Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy Daer This drawing of how dwarves are meant to look is by author J.R

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Entry by mkad

Got a role for a wacky character in A sitcom? We CaN finally let somE American born, accent free, adult Asian -Americans into the audition! They never

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Entry by Kalli

CRACKED.COM T mean a Tca real one!) can speak with an English accent! Apparently that's not a big deal- just ask these American, Irish, Australian and

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Entry by elendirl

CRAGKEDCON American actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR. MEL GIBSON KEVIN COSTNER (SHERLOCK HOLMES) BRAVEHEART CROBIN H0O: PRINCE OF THIEVES) BORN IN NEW YORK BORN

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Entry by Rutledal

This is Cliff Curtis. He is an actor from New Zealand, and of Maori descent. Or as Hollywood prefers: not white Colombian terrorist leader (Collater

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