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1. Mel Gibson
Mad Max and Lethal Weapon actor Mel Gibson was one of Warner's top choices to play the character during the development of the 1989 film. However, Gibson turned the offer down in favour of Lethal Weapon 2.
2. Pierce Brosnan
Remington Steele and future James Bond actor Brosnan was offered for the role during the development of the 1989 film but he regrettably turned it down in favour of The Deceivers.
3. Keanu Reeves
The Matrix actor Keanu Reeves was offered twice for the role, one when Batman Forever was in preproduction and another when Batman Begins was in development but he turned the offer down due to filming Johnny Mnemonic and later Constantine (another film based on