Live Face-Off Poll: The Big Name vs. The Unknown Actor

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You catch wind that your beloved book, video game or whatever is being adapted to the big screen. Now who would you rather star as the lead character?

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls062192317/#1

http://www.imdb.com/poll/sURusL7K78U/
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the relatively unknown actor
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Unknown actor
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A tough one. I'd probably go with unknown, but sometimes there are roles that a specific actor is perfect for and everyone knows it.
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The relatively unknown actor
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The Big Name who's actually good
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Unknown actor
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The unknown actor.
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The relatively unknown actor unless there's a well known actor that is perfect for it.

Perhaps Hugh Jackman is too well known to use for that image? I'd suggest Patrick Wilson or Billy Crudup, both of whom have played major roles in similar types of movies but are still relatively well known. 'In a hurry right now but later I can look for an image -- I'm sure there are many. 

'Good face-off. :)
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I used Hugh Jackman because he was pretty unknown prior to landing the Wolverine role (fans were not happy about the choice at first) . If I added Patrick Wilson or Billy Crudup I am afraid voters would just vote for RDJ. Jackman and RDJ had different paths but now they are fan favorites.
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'Good point. 
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If the unknown actor can do a credible job performing the role and helps me suspend my disbelief, then I prefer an unknown actor. Otherwise, I prefer an established actor.
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Awesome!
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Congratulations NDbportmanfan on your 60th live poll!
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5557th Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/sURusL7K78U/

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