Matt Damon turned down ‘Avatar’

February 16th, 2011 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS  

London, Feb 16 (IANS) 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,” 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.

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