Matt Damon turned down ‘Avatar’By IANS
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
LONDON - Hollywood actor Matt Damon has revealed that he was offered to star in 2009 blockbuster “Avatar” but turned it down due to schedule conflicts.
“I talked to Cameron and I read the script and I knew the movie was gonna be a big hit. I really wanted to do ‘Avatar’ and work with Jim Cameron and watch him direct and learn a lot,” digitalspy.co.uk quoted Damon as saying.
“But we were finishing ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ and I couldn’t leave; it was a scheduling issue.”
In the end, actor Sam Worthington was offered Damon’s role.