Nostromo. An early draft of the script for the original "Alien" had a male Ripley.
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She Drowns. Eva Green, who plays Vesper in "Casino Royale", also starred in "The Golden Compass".
Sandra Bullock. Angelina Jolie was originally cast for the role of Dr. Ryan Stone in the 2013 sci-fi thriller film "Gravity".
Jar Jar Binks. Character Jar Jar Binks was saved from a death sentence in 1999 film "Star Wars: Episode I" by Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan.
The Apartment. "The Apartment" was released in 1960 and starred Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine.
A Leopard Seal. The movie "Eight Below" was based on a 1958 Japanese expedition to the South Pole.
Hippogriff. Ian McKellen declined to play Dumbledore in the "Harry Potter" movies, saying that living up to two legends would be too much for him.