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miscast in Theatre topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmiscastmis‧cast /ˌmɪsˈkɑːst $ -ˈkæst/ verb (past tense and past participle miscast) [transitive]  AMFAPTto choose an unsuitable actor to play a particular character in a play or filmcast She was hopelessly miscast in her last film. Grammar Miscast is usually passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
miscastBut the story has been twisted and the characters grossly miscast.Perhaps a bit miscast, and with a penchant for too many double-takes, Perry none the less is game.Keitel is badly miscast as the comically jealous husband.Bale is excellent, and it is odd to think how close Leonardo DiCaprio came to being monumentally miscast in the part.O'Donnell is hopelessly miscast, while Campbell appears to have forgotten how to generate anything approaching the energy or excitement of GoldenEye.