Ethan Hawke Finds Out His Role in Tesla Was Originally Meant for Jack Nicholson


Ethan Hawke, Ethan Hawke’s fashionable hat, Kyle MacLachlan, Jim Gaffigan, Eve Hewson, and director Michael Almereyda turned this year’s Vulture Spot at Sundance into a place of learning. Aside from teaching us all about Tesla the movie (and Tesla, the person), we also learned there exists an alternate reality in which Jack Nicholson inhabits the role of one of history’s most underappreciated inventors. Hawke learned this seemingly at the same time we did, triggering an impression of Jack Nicholson we are thrilled to now file away into Vulture’s National Archive of Celebrity Impressions.

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Ethan Hawke Learns Tesla Role Was Meant for Jack Nicholson