What Casting Choice Sounded Terrible At First, But Turned Out Great?

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Sometimes, a casting announcement will make our eyes roll, but it's a real treat when an actor we couldn't see in a particular part blows us away with a stellar performance. Which actor surprised you the most in a role you didn't think they could pull off?

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Naturally, Heath Ledger's Joker springs to mind, but there are plenty of actors who have proved a far better match to a character than we'd expected. Tell us which actor in which role surprised you most.

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stalkinggoat
sTalkinggoat(@realStalkinggoat)

Ughh... Pictures and Gif are atleast 72% of how I comminucate.

Daniel Craig. Not sure why I thought it was terrible idea. Its not like I was huge fan of the Pierce Brosnan era. (I still haven't seen Die Another Day)