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Fans absolutely hated these casting choices

Espresso Logo By Kim Mannix of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: When it comes to casting popular characters for TV or film, fans have some pretty big opinions. Sometimes a character is so established in pop culture that any attempt to break the mould is met with anger, while other times viewers just think a particular actor isn’t up to the job. Robert Pattinson as the next Batman and Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming The Little Mermaid are just two examples of casting announcements that spurred ire on the internet. Here’s a list of 20 other casting choices that fans originally hated.

Fans absolutely hated these casting choices

When it comes to casting popular characters for TV or film, fans have some pretty big opinions. Sometimes a character is so established in pop culture that any attempt to break the mould is met with anger, while other times viewers just think a particular actor isn’t up to the job. Robert Pattinson as the next Batman and Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming The Little Mermaid are just two examples of casting announcements that spurred ire on the internet. Here’s a list of 20 other casting choices that fans originally hated.

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