Mar 1, 2024, 03:54 PM IST

6 blockbusters Arnold Schwarzenegger lost to other stars

Simran Singh

Take a look at the blockbusters Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly rejected

Arnold wanted to switch from action to comedy, thus he rejected the blockbuster film. Reportedly, he was working on Twins, when he approached for John McClane's role

Die Hard (1988)

As per media reports, director Stanley Kubrick approached Arnold for this film, but he was busy with Commando and Predator. Thus, he rejected Stanley's film

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Before John Travolta and Nicholas Cage, director John Woo wanted Arnold and Sylvester Stallone in his film. However, both action stars rejected the film

Face/Off (1997)

Not Harrison Ford, but the makers wanted Arnold as US President. However, the action star rejected the film

Air Force One (1997)

Will Smith's film was originally greenlit in 1995 with director Ridley Scott and Arnold as the leading star. However, when the producer dropped Ridley, Arnold opted out of the movie

I Am Legend (2007)

Arnold was reportedly approached to reprise his character Douglas Quaid, but the veteran found the story too complicated. Thus, he rejected the spin-off of his hit film

Total Recall (2012)

On the work front, Arnold was last seen in Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

He will next be seen in a short film, Agent State Farm, and a full-length feature Kung Fury 2