Brad Pitt Almost Played William Wallace in Mel Gibson's Braveheart

Mel Gibson's Braveheart is one of my favorite movies of all time. That movie holds my record of most times I've watched a movie in a theater at a solid eight times! Then I've watched it countless times on VHS and DVD and Blu-ray.

Mel Gibson not only did an incredible job directing the movie, but he also gave an amazing performance as William Wallace. It turns out that he wasn't originally going to take on the role. Gibson and the studio were actually looking at casting Brad Pitt in the role, which would have been so weird!

It's hard to imagine Pitt in the role, but in the beginning, they felt they needed a younger actor to play Wallace. Pitt would have made the film around the same that he made Legends of the Fall. I'm actually curious to know what Braveheart would've been like had Pitt starred in the film,

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