Someday, you’ll be able to build a pretty interesting alternate cast to Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Django Unchained, since several first-pick actors like Will Smith, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kevin Costner, and Jonah Hill all ultimately declined their parts or fell out of the movie. Now, Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled out, too, leaving open a crucial supporting role (first offered to Hill and rewritten for Cohen). No word yet on who’ll replace him in the movie, due this December.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 06: Actor/director Sacha Baron Cohen poses backstage during the People’s Choice Awards 2010 held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for PCA) *** Local Caption *** Sacha Baron Cohen Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for PCACharley Gallay/2010 Getty Images