May 29, 2024 2:56 am

Pete Davidson Almost Replaced Bill Skarsgård in Boy Kills World
Pete Davidson Almost Replaced Bill Skarsgård in Boy Kills World

Pete Davidson Almost Replaced Bill Skarsgård in Boy Kills World

Casting is one of the most important aspects of any film or series. Even if it’s a shot-for-shot remake, there’s a vast difference between the original Funny Games and the English version, despite both having the same director. The same could be said of Psycho; Anthony Perkins’ character would be played by Vince Vaughan in the remake, and the difference is palpable. There’s an alternate universe out there where thousands of films are vastly different because one actor was chosen instead of another. Add Boy Kills World to the casting multiverse, because instead of Bill Skarsgård, comedian Pete Davidson was almost cast as the titular ‘Boy.’

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​Boy Kills World balances a tone between comedy and action that would’ve been very different if Pete Davidson had been cast instead of Skarsgård. Read More