04-07-2017, 05:09 PM
Back in the late 90's Will Smith was offered the role of Neo in 'The Matrix' but he turned it down. So I made a trailer that shows what the film might've looked like had he been cast.
What if 'The Matrix' Starred Will Smith?
In one of the most famous cases of actors turning down roles, Will Smith did just that for the role of Neo in The Matrix. The role instead went to Keanu Reeves and Will Smith went onto do, er... Wild Wild West..... He apparently regrets the decision too.
But let's put on our alternate reality googles and see what The Matrix would've looked like had Will Smith accepted the role of Neo