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Jessica Biel, Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell [6]

Born:May 31, 1976 (45)
Filmography Rating:6.11 / 10
IMDB Rating:6.55 / 10
Amazon Rating:3.95 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:62.91%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Minority Report [2002](26) => Danny Witwer
Daredevil [2003](27) => Bullseye
Daredevil: Director's Cut [2003](27) => Bullseye
Total Recall [2012](36) => Douglas Quaid / Carl Hauser
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them [2016](40) => Graves
Dumbo [2019](43) => Holt Farrier

Trivia that mentions this person:
Daredevil [2003]
  • Vin Diesel was approached for the role of Bullseye, later given to Colin Farrell. Other contenders for the role of Daredevil were Matt Damon, Edward Norton and Guy Pearce.
    Daredevil: Director's Cut [2003]
  • Vin Diesel was approached for the role of Bullseye, later given to Colin Farrell. Other contenders for the role of Daredevil were Matt Damon, Edward Norton and Guy Pearce.
    Sherlock Holmes [2009]
  • Early rumors had Brad Pitt as Moriarty, but were quickly denied. Sam Worthington was considered for the role of Watson and Colin Farrell was in talks to play the before Jude Law was cast. Meanwhile, Sienna Miller was in talks for a role before the casting of her ex-fiancé Jude Law.
    Blade: Trinity [2004]
  • Colin Farrell was offered the role of Hannibal King, but turned it down.
    Total Recall [2012]
  • Ethan Hawke was announced as a part of the cast in an undisclosed role but his role ended up being cut. He played Cole Hauser, Colin Farrell's character in a flashback, a scene which has been restored in the director's cut.
  • The one shot fight scene was performed by Colin Farrell himself and was shot 22 times before Farrell did it perfectly.
  • Colin Farrell previously appeared in Minority Report, which was also adapted from a Philip K. Dick short story, and had originally been developed as a sequel to the original film version of Total Recall.
  • Actor Colin Farrell actually spent a night on the set because he wanted "to see what it would be like to wake up in the future".
    Minority Report [2002]
  • Apparently, Colin Farrell had a lot of trouble delivering the line "surely you understand the fundamental questionability of Pre-Crime methodology".
    Suicide Squad: Extended Cut [2016]
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Daniel Craig, Matthew McConaughey, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Keanu Reeves, Oscar Isaac, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Matt Damon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Alexander Skarsgård, Ewan McGregor, Robert Pattinson, Michael Fassbender, Joel Kinnaman and Jon Hamm were considered for the role of Deadshot. Kinnaman would later be cast as Rick Flag.
    Doctor Strange [2016]
  • Colin Farrell, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Hardy, Ethan Hawke, Jack Huston, Oscar Isaac, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Keanu Reeves, Justin Theroux, Jon Hamm, Johnny Depp & Joseph Gordon-Levitt were all considered or rumored for the role of Stephen Strange.
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them [2016]
  • Johnny Depp - being an American - portrays Gellert Grindelwald who's a European (probably German), whereas Colin Farrell - who's Irish, and therefore European - portrays Grindelwald's American disguise Percival Graves.
  • Samantha Morton and Colin Farrell appeared in Minority Report and Miss Julie.
  • This is the second film to feature Colin Farrell and Johnny Depp portraying two versions of the same character after The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, where the two respective actors, along with Jude Law, stepped in for Heath Ledger, after his passing.
    Dumbo [2019]
  • Bill Hader, Chris Pine and Casey Affleck were also considered for the role of the father, but passed on it before Colin Farrell was cast. In April 2017, Michael Keaton joined the cast, rounding out the few prominent "adult" live-action roles. Tom Hanks was reportedly in discussions for the role before Keaton was cast.
  • Colin Farrell, who had worked with horses in films before, often took action to ensure the horses on set were treated properly.
  • According to Farrell's assistant [?] C.E. Whitaker III, production was stunned at Colin Farrell's ability to perform a great deal of stunts and ride horses with complete ease.
  • All three members of the Farrier family fake American accents. Colin Farrell is from Ireland; Finley Hobbins and Nico Parker are English.
  • There was a swear jar on set. Whenever an actor cursed, they needed to put money in the jar. At the end of shooting, the total was given to charity. Allegedly, Colin Farrell was the worst offender and was responsible for the majority of the money.
    Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn [2020]
  • The Penguin was originally intended to be the main antagonist of the movie, but was scrapped due to his appearance in The Batman (2021) portrayed by Colin Farrell.
    Jack Reacher [2012]
  • Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Johnny Depp, Cary Elwes, Colin Farrell, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Mel Gibson, Stephen Lang, Dolph Lundgren, Edward Norton, Ron Perlman, Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Kurt Russell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Vince Vaughn, Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis were all considered for Jack Reacher.